Contributors

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Marcy Darnovsky

Marcy Darnovsky, PhD

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Marcy Darnovsky is executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society, a Berkeley, Calif.-based public affairs organization working to encourage responsible uses … More
Sayantani DasGupta

Sayantani DasGupta, MD, MPH

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Originally trained in pediatrics and public health, Sayantani DasGupta is a faculty member at the Master's Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University … More
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Elizabeth Davis

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Elizabeth Davis, a renowned expert on women's issues, has been a midwife, women's health care specialist, educator and consultant for over 30 years. … More

Cheryl de Jong-Lambert

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Cheryl de Jong-Lambert is the director for internal communications at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. She lives in Manhattan with … More
Dave deBronkart

Dave deBronkart

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Dave deBronkart ("e-Patient Dave"), creator of the patient empowerment mantra "Gimme My Damn Data," is surely the world's best-known advocate for patient data … More
Kristin DeJohn

Kristin DeJohn

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Kristin DeJohn, an award-winning writer and television producer, has been honored by the American Medical Association and by the Alliance for Women in … More
Bella DePaulo

Bella DePaulo, PhD

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Bella DePaulo (Ph.D., Harvard; visiting professor, UC Santa Barbara), an expert on single life, is the author of several books, including "Singled Out: … More

Joan Ditzion

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Joan Ditzion is an original founder of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective and co-author of all nine editions of “Our Bodies, Ourselves” … More
Petra L Doan

Petra L. Doan, PhD

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Petra Doan is a professor of urban and regional planning at Florida State University. In addition to numerous publications on planning in developing … More
Leilani Doty

Leilani Doty, PhD

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Leilani Doty is the director of the University of Florida (UF) Cognitive and Memory Disorder Clinics and a UF Department of Neurology faculty … More

Jen Dozer

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Jen Dozer is a freelance writer and registered nurse who writes about infertility.
Eliza Duggan

Eliza Duggan

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Eliza Duggan is a law student at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt). She has a Bachelor of Arts in … More