Reproductive Justice & Health Care Reform: The Impact of Reform on the Reproductive Health of Underserved Women and Youth

Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
International House Assembly Hall

The Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at The University of Chicago are proud to host a one-day conference on reproductive justice and health care reform, examining the impact of reform on the reproductive health of underserved women and youth. This conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Health and the Social Sciences (CHeSS), the Center for Health Administration Studies (CHAS), and the International House Global Voices Program.

The conference will feature speakers presenting research on the ways in which health care reform offers benefits and new challenges for the reproductive health of underserved women and youth.

Keynote Speakers:
Toni Bond Leonard, President/CEO, Black Women for Reproductive Justice
Harold Pollack, PhD, Professor at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Adam Sonfield, MPP, Senior Public Policy Associate, Guttmacher Institute

Additional Speakers:
Kym Ahrens, MD, MPH, Seattle Children's Research Institute/University of Washington
& Amy Dworsky, PhD, University of Chicago
Susan Berke Fogel, JD, National Health Law Program
Amanda Dennis, MBE, Ibis Reproductive Health
Angel Foster, DPhil, MD, AM, Ibis Reproductive Health
Debra Stulberg, MD, MAPP, University of Chicago