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Ingrid Skop, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Associate Scholar

Ingrid Skop, M.D. received her Bachelor of Science in physiology from Oklahoma State University, and her medical doctorate from Washington University School of Medicine.  She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Skop is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and a Board Member of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG). In over 20 years of private practice, she has cared for many women who have been harmed, physically and emotionally, from complications due to abortion.  She has provided expert witness testimony to the Texas legislature in favor of restrictions on the procedure of abortion in order to enhance patient safety.  She firmly believes that women are best served by education and effective contraception, in order to reduce the rates of unintended pregnancy and abortion.  Toward that goal, she serves on the board of Healthy Futures of Texas, which provides high school and college level sex education emphasizing abstinence, reliable contraception, healthy relationships and good decision making.  Starting fall 2018, she will also serve as Chairman of the Board of Any Woman Can, a pregnancy resource center that provides support and free counseling to women in crisis.  She is also active on the San Antonio Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Committee, and Impact San Antonio, a women’s philanthropic organization.  She and her husband, Brian, a psychiatrist, are proud parents of two sons and a daughter.

Latest Research & News

  • Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines | September 30, 2020

    To view this chart as a PDF, see: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines   Accurate information about the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines is essential, especially because many proposed candidates use newer molecular technologies for production of a viral vaccine.  One concern regarding the ethical assessment of viral vaccine candidates is the […]

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage | March 26, 2020

    by R. J. Snell, Ph.D. This paper can be viewed as a pdf here: The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Italy, many hospitals are overwhelmed with patients, necessitating difficult triage decisions that can seem like choosing who lives and who dies. In the United States, already […]

  • Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus | March 25, 2020

    This is Issue 43 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: On Point 43 Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus.   Abortion advocates have found a new ally—COVID-19.   During this intensely stressful time, the vast majority of Americans are focused on protecting their health and the health of […]

  • The “No-Test Medication Abortion” Protocol: Experimenting with Women’s Health | July 30, 2020

    This is Issue 49 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: On Point 49: The “No-Test Medication Abortion” Protocol: Experimenting with Women’s Health   A trend of mounting concern is occurring in abortion provision.  When elective induced abortion was legalized in the United States in 1973, one oft-cited motivation […]