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Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine (IBME)

Daria Abrosimova

Daria Abrosimova

  • PhD Student

Short Bio

Daria earned a degree in Sociology from Moscow State Lomonosov University. Afterwards, she pursued a career in marketing research, working as a research expert in pharmaceutical and financial industries. Simultaneously, she acted as a human rights activist and later co-founded her initiative. 

She educated medical professionals on ethics of treating patients with VSC and continues to pursue joined projects with them to improve medical care for intersex people in Russia. Moreover, she participated in advocacy and awareness projects worldwide.

Currently, she is pursuing a PhD at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich on an INIA fellowship with a focus on parental decision-making in clinical settings.

Research Interests

  • Clinical ethics 
  • Intersex/VSC 
  • Sociology of health 
  • Bioethics 
  • Parental decision-making
  • Informed consent