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Teresa A. Donovan, M.P.H.

Associate Scholar

Teresa A. Donovan, M.P.H., has more than 20 years of research and communications experience in the federal government, public health, and academic research environments. She served at the Voice of America, then on the White House staff from 1988 through 1992, first in the Office of Domestic Policy of then-Vice President George H.W. Bush, and later as Senior Writer and Editor of Presidential Messages and Correspondence. She later served as a center director for A Woman’s Concern Pregnancy Health Centers in Boston (1996-2002) and director of the Massachusetts Physicians Resource Council. Concurrent with graduate studies at the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (2002–2005), Donovan served as managing editor for Social Philosophy and Policy, a peer-reviewed journal published by Cambridge University Press and the Social Philosophy and Policy Foundation. Her writing has appeared in the Journal of Social Policy and Research, Journal of Agromedicine, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The Des Moines Register, and many others.  She has worked in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and its Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention. Currently she works in the federally funded Center for Environmental Genetics at the University of Cincinnati.

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 […]

  • A Path Forward for Men Affected by Abortion | October 1, 2021

    “Remembering Thomas,” an article written by Washington Post staff writer Phil McCombs and published in that newspaper on February 3, 1995 (page D5) remains strong in memory  more than 25 years later because of its raw honesty and candor.  In the article, subtitled “Responsibility, Guilt, and a Child Who Never Was,” McCombs admits to having […]

  • Planned Parenthood: Denying the Medical Science of Fertility Awareness | March 21, 2018

    To view this report as a PDF, see: Planned Parenthood: Denying the Medical Science of Fertility Awareness   Planned Parenthood data analyzed by the Charlotte Lozier Institute reveal that, over its past five years of annual reports, Planned Parenthood’s client numbers have declined by 20 percent  – from 3 million to 2.4 million.[i] This decline stands […]

  • Plan B: Abortifacient and Other Risks | May 2, 2013

    The Food and Drug Administration announced on April 30 that it has approved a drug maker’s application to make Plan B One-Step available over the counter, without a prescription, to girls age 15 and over.  This decision marks a retreat from the previous policy, endorsed by senior Obama Administration officials and President Obama himself, to continue requiring minor […]