Date(s) - 05/03/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
P-117 (Billings Hospital)
“Conscientious Provision of Abortion Care: The Counter-punch to Anti-Choice” – Willie Parker – Reproductive Ethics Lecture Series
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Dr. Willie J. Parker is a reproductive justice advocate. He is a graduate of Berea College in Kentucky, and holds degrees from the University of Iowa College of Medicine, the Harvard School of Public Health, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Michigan. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and trained in preventive medicine and epidemiology through the Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Parker provides abortion care for women in AL, MS, PA, GA, and IL, and is the former Medical Director of Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington, DC. His work includes a focus on violence against women, sexual assault prevention, and reproductive health rights through advocacy, provision of contraceptive and abortion services, and men’s reproductive health. He is a board member of The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, Physicians for Reproductive Health, and URGE (Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity).