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MEDIA BRIEFING: Duke Experts to Discuss Medical Fallout from SCOTUS Abortion Decision

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Monday, June 27, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the federal right to abortion is already having profound effects on access to reproductive health care for women, with laws banning abortion taking effect in multiple states.

Three Duke physicians will discuss the medical implications of the court's decision during a video conference call for the media from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 27.

Media planning to participate should register at the following link:
Please email any advance questions to (questions may also be asked during the briefing).

Beverly Gray, M.D.
Dr. Beverly Gray is an obstetrician and gynecologist, an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and founder of the Duke Reproductive Health Equity and Advocacy Mobilization team.

Neil Siegel
Neil Siegel is a professor of law and a professor of political science at Duke University. He also directs Duke Law's Summer Institute on Law and Policy and is a former clerk of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Jonas Swartz, M.D.
Dr. Jonas Swartz is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a researcher in reproductive health equity issues, including a 2020 study finding that many women have minimal knowledge of abortion laws.

Contact: Gregory Phillips