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​​​​8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast (provided)

9:00 a.m. Welcome
  • Max Helveston, Faculty Director, Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute; Associate Professor of Law, DePaul University
9:15 a.m.
Panel 1: Preempting Pregnancy: Federalism, Medication Abortion and Contraceptive Care

  • Lewis Grossman, Professor of Law, American University
  • Allison M. Whelan, Assistant Professor of Law, Georgia State University
  • Patricia Zettler, Associate Professor of Law, The Ohio State University
  • Moderator: Josh Sarnoff, Professor of Law, DePaul University

10:45 a.m.
Panel 2: Fidelity in the Fertility Forum: Legal and Ethical Challenges in Fertility Medicine​

  • Barbara Collura,  President and CEO, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
  • June Carbone, Robina Chair in Law, University of Minnesota
  • Rebecca Feinberg, Associate Professor, DePaul University 
  • Lisa Rinehart, Director of Clinical Risk Management, US Fertility
  • Moderator: Katherine Kettering, Associate, Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP 

12:15 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

Featured Speaker: Radhika Rao, Professor of Law and Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair, University of California, San Francisco​

2:00 p.m.
Panel 3: Keeping the Personal Private: Data Privacy in Reproductive Health Care Technology

  • Leah Fowler, Research Assistant Professor & Research Director, Health Law & Policy Institute, University of Houston
  • Valerie Montague, Partner, Nixon Peabody
  • Kayte Spector-Bagdady, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Michael Ulrich, Assistant Professor of Law, Boston University
  • Moderator: Richard Weinmeyer, Jaharis Faculty Fellow, DePaul College of Law


Panel 4: Research in the Reproductive Rights Unknown: The Future of Reproductive Research and Development

  • Nanette Elster, Associate Professor, Loyola University Chicago Medical School 
  • Michelle L. McGowan, Senior Associate Consultant, Mayo Clinic 
  • Seema K. Shah, Associate Professor, Northwestern University Medical School 
  • Moderator: Julie Campbell, Jaharis Faculty Fellow, DePaul College of Law

Symposium Ends