Reproductive Ethics in Clinical Practice
Preventing, Initiating, and Managing Pregnancy and Delivery--Essays Inspired by the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Lecture Series
Edited by Julie Chor and Katie Watson
Julie Chor, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an Assistant Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Chor completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency, Fellowship in Family Planning, and MPH at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her academic and clinical work focus on understanding and addressing barriers that adolescents and young adults face in seeking and obtaining reproductive health care. Dr. Chor also serves as a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Committee on Ethics.
Katie Watson, JD is Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Medical Education, and Obstetrics & Gynecology, and a Core Faculty Member of the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Graduate Program at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. She clerked in the federal judiciary and worked in public interest law before completing Fellowships in Clinical Medical Ethics at the MacLean Center at the University of Chicago, and in Medical Humanities at NU-FSM. Her work focuses on women's health and reproductive ethics, and she is the author of Scarlet A: The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Ordinary Abortion (OUP, 2018). She is currently a Board member and Chair of the Ethics Committee of the National Abortion Federation, a Member of and the Bioethics Advisor to the National Medical Council of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a member of the Editorial Board of the AMA Journal of Ethics, and a former Board member of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
Stephen D. Brown, MD is a pediatric radiologist at Boston Children's Hospital and immediate past Director of the Hospital's Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice.
Laurence Brunet is a legal scholar and research associate of the Institut des sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne (UMR 8103) at the Université de Paris I.
Frank A Chervenak MD MMM is Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital and Chair and Associate Dean for International Medcine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell in New York.
Bruno Ramalho de Carvalho, MD, MSc, MBA is a Board Certified Specialist in Gynecology and Human Assisted Reproduction.
Jeanne Flavin is a Professor of Sociology at Fordham University in New York City.
Véronique Fournier, MD, PhD in Public Health founded the first clinical ethics service support in France in 2002 and directed it for 18 years.
Lori Freedman, PhD is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.
Melissa Gilliam MD, MPH is the Ellen H. Block Distinguished Service Professor of Health Justice and Vice Provost at the University of Chicago.
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD is the F. Wallace and Janet Jeffries Collegiate Professor of Reproductive Health, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor of Women's Studies at University of Michigan.
Lee Hasselbacher, JD is a senior policy researcher at The Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) at The University of Chicago.
Timothy R B Johnson MD, AM, FACOG is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gender & Women's Studies, and a member of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, at the University of Michigan.
Valerie Gutmann Koch, JD is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center and Director of Law and Ethics at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.
Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D. is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and Distinguished Emeritus Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.
Lynn M. Paltrow, J.D., is the Founder and Executive Director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women.
Jhenifer Kliemchen Rodrigues, PhD, is technical and administrative director at In Vitro Embriologia Clínica e Consultoria and Professor/Researcher at the Federal University and Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Dorothy Roberts, JD, is the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor and George A. Weiss University Professor at University of Pennsylvania, with joint appointments in the Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology and the Law School, where she is the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights.
Heather Ross co-founded the law firm of Ross & Zuckerman, LLP in 2005 to focus solely on legal issues surrounding assisted reproductive technology.
Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBe is Associate Director at the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan Medical School.
David Strauss, BA, B.Phil. (Oxon), JD, is the Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School.
Debra Stulberg, MD, MAPP, is Associate Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Chicago.
Amber Truehart, MD, MS is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago.
Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. is the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Michigan State University.