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Karysse J. Trandem, D.O., FACOOG

Associate Scholar

Dr. Karysse J. Trandem is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologic surgeon. She is also Founder and CEO of Canopy Global Foundation, a non-profit organization working internationally to relieve the suffering of the unborn and those facing an unplanned pregnancy as well as preventing human trafficking and exploitation. Dr. Trandem acts as a consultant and educator to local, national, and international government leaders, healthcare professionals, civic leaders, and school students.

Dr. Trandem completed distinguished research fellowships at both the National Institutes of Health in Washington, D.C. and the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland during her residency at the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Trandem currently acts as National Medical Director and Board Member for the pro-life organization Save the Storks.  She also works as Medical Director and Physician at the Pregnancy Resource Center of Southwest Florida clinics, supporting life by caring holistically for women with an unplanned pregnancy. She is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine.

As the recipient of numerous local, national, and international awards for patient
care and research, Dr. Trandem brings excellence and expertise to the patients and international government, hospital, and community audiences she serves throughout the world, having now traveled in over 45 countries.

Latest Research & News

  • The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions | November 8, 2022

    This is Issue 91 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: The Effort to Reinterpret EMTALA to Mandate Abortions   In an Executive Order of July 8, 2022, President Biden said his Administration would expand its effort to promote abortion as this “is essential to justice, equality, and our […]

  • ANALYSIS: After 9 Million Heartbeats, NPR Abortion Broadcast Leaves No Doubt About When Unborn Baby’s Life Ends | November 4, 2022

    Abortion Equipment Has 10 to 20 Times the Suction Power of a Household Vacuum   Washington, D.C. – NPR on Thursday broadcast heartbreaking audio of a recent abortion performed in Michigan on a mother who was 11 weeks pregnant.   While the reporter described the setting as “feeling like childbirth,” Dr. Ingrid Skop, an OB/GYN […]

  • Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion | May 16, 2022

    First published: February 2019 Last updated: May 16, 2022   To view this fact sheet as a PDF, see: Fact Sheet: Questions and Answers on Late-Term Abortion   What is a Late-Term Abortion?   “Late-term” abortion is an imprecise term, but under any “formal” definition offered or as accepted by the public at large late-term […]

  • Women’s Healthcare at its Finest | December 21, 2021

      Over 2,700 Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs), also known as Pregnancy Help Centers or simply Pregnancy Centers, dot the landscape across the United States today. The majority of these centers offer clinical medical services for pregnant women in need and seek to support women who are facing an unplanned pregnancy. The leadership of these clinics function like any other women’s healthcare clinic, with a Physician Medical Director overseeing the services provided. What makes these PRC […]