Professor Potter Street

The 10th November 2009, on written request by  the President of the Scientific Committee of the SIBI Mr. Marcelo Palacios to the mayoress of Gijón, Mrs. Paz Fernández Felgueroso, the Town Council of Gijón adopted to award to Professor Van Rensselaer Potter a street with the name of:

                                                                                                                     Professor Potter                                                                                                                                                                                                              Father of Bioethics

which has been located in the main street of the Scientific and Technological Park from Gijón

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The 19th September 2011, in coincidence with the VII World Conference on Bioethics celebration, the official inauguration of the Street has been done by the mayoress of Gijón, Mrs. Carmen Moriyón Entrialgo, and other local authorities, the President and the members of the Scientific Committee of the SIBI, congress members of different countries, and Potter´s granddaughter, Mrs. Lisa Potter, who has a very emotional speech and she declared she would like to place some petals of the bouquet she has just received, where her grandfather´s mortal remains lie in EEUU.

Prof. Potter´s Avenue, of double route, is located in a marvelous natural environment in which are placed the LABoral City of Culture, the Cabueñes Hospital and the Botanical Garden of Gijón.

 

Prof. Potter´s Avenue, of double route, is located in a marvelous natural environment in which are placed the LABoral City of Culture, the Cabueñes Hospital and the Botanical Garden of Gijón.

Mapa Calle Potter

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