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HPA Speaker Series: Reproductive Health, Reproductive Justice

When: Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central

Where: McCormick Foundation Center, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Cost: Free

Contact: Sara Daudlin   (847) 467-4281

Group: HPA - Other Programs

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Women 150


A moderated discussion and Q&A with Dr. Monica McLemore on her storied career in nursing and work in reproductive health and justice.

**This event is open to current Northwestern undergraduate students, recent alumni, staff, and faculty**

Join Health Professions Advising for our Winter Speaker Series event, a moderated discussion and Q&A with Monica McLemore, RN, PhD, FAAN. Dr. McLemore will discuss her storied career in nursing and public health, particularly her work in the area of reproductive health and justice. Read a full bio below.

Co-sponsored by the Hollister Lecture Fund.

A short reception will follow the discussion.

Monica McLemore, RN, PhD, FAAN

At the University of California, San Francisco, Monica McLemore is a tenured associate professor, an affiliated scientist with Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, and a member of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. She retired from clinical practice after a 28-year clinical nursing career. Her program of research is focused on understanding reproductive health and justice. She has 52 peer reviewed articles, OpEds and commentaries and her research has been cited in the Huffington Post, Lavender Health, two amicus briefs to the Supreme Court of the United States, and a National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine report. Her work has appeared in Dame Magazine, Politico, ProPublica/NPR and she made a voice appearance in Terrance Nance’s HBO series Random Acts of Flyness. Her work was published in the 2019 Future of Medicine edition of Scientific American as a data visualization project entitled How To Fix Maternal Mortality: The First Step is to stop blaming women. She is chair-elect for the Sexual and Reproductive Health section of the American Public Health Association and was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2019.

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