Dr. Donna Harrison is a physician, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the largest non-sectarian pro-life physician organization in the world, with over 6000 members across the United States, and associate members on every continent. Under her leadership, AAPLOG has doubled membership, launched the annual Matthew Bulfin Educational Conference, developed an up-to-date website and social media presence, and launched systematic outreaches to the medical, legal and policy communities to discuss the effects of abortion on women.
Dr. Harrison’s research interests include selective progesterone receptor modulators, endometrial contraception, maternal mortality, and abortion mortality and morbidity. She has authored peer reviewed papers on maternal mortality, mifeprex abortion mortality and morbidity, the approval of RU-486 and Ulipristal (Ella) as well as other topics concerning endometrial contraception. Dr. Harrison is a Continuing Medical Education Speaker in the United States and internationally on topics of Medical Abortion with Mifepristone and Misoprostol, Adverse Events associated with Mifepristone and Misoprostol, Emergency Contraception with Ulipristal, Maternal Mortality, and Abortion Morbidity.
She is an Adjunct Professor at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL, teaching post graduate seminars at the annual Center for Bio Ethics and Human Dignity summer workshops. She is Associate Editor of the peer reviewed medical journal “Issues in Law and Medicine”.
Dr. Harrison is married to a fellow physician and is the mother of 5 children and 5 grandchildren.