Unfettered Access to Plan B: The 13-year Epic Battle over Emergency Contraception
March 11, 2016
Dr. Eli Adashi is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences), and the former Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University. He is an author of over 300 peer-reviewed publications (h-index 69), in the areas of reproductive medicine and women’s health as well as health policy. Dr. Adashi has been the recipient of continuous National Institute of Health (NIH) funding from 1985 to 2005 inclusive of a Research Career Development Award. He has served as mentor to over 50 postdoctoral trainees. Dr. Adashi contributed over 120 book chapters/reviews, and co-edited or edited 13 books in the general area of reproductive medicine with special emphasis on ovarian biology. In addition to his scientific scholarship, Dr. Adashi is nationally and internationally recognized for his work in health policy, including serving as a Franklin fellow and Senior Advisor on Global Women’s Health to the Secretary of State, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Global Agenda Council on Population Growth of the World Economic Forum, the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and a former advisor to the WHO, the World Bank, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dr. Adashi will be presenting Grand Rounds entitled, “Unfettered Access to Plan B: The 13-year Epic Battle over Emergency Contraception” on Friday, March 11 at 1:00 PM in Women’s and Children’s Hospital Conference Center located on Keene Street in Columbia, MO.