Natalia Acevedo

  • Bioethics Program

Natalia, a lawyer from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, was selected as a Fulbright scholar to study bioethics at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a Master’s in Law (LL.M) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She pursued her LLM as a beneficiary of the Disability Rights Scholarship Program of Open Society Foundations. Her research interests include international human rights law, disability rights and decision making, sexual and reproductive rights, and the right to health of historically discriminated populations. With experience working in research, advocacy and health rights training, she is interested in the link between human rights and health services provision, as well as educating doctors and health professionals in a human rights framework.