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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

  • 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   Updated March 3, 2021   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 […]

  • A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production | June 15, 2020

    This is Issue 1 in CLI’s On Science. To view this report as a PDF, see: A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production   Updated November 2020   Introduction As a result of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus technically known as SARS-CoV-2, the United States and other governments have begun crash […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]