We are thrilled to announce that the selected Judy Norsigian, Myhags co-founder and executive director, as the recipient of the 2013 .
The lectureship honors a layperson, public figure, or health care professional who has raised public awareness of and inspired public policy debate about an important issue in health care. The honoree delivers a presentation at the , which starts today in Denver.
Judy’s lecture is titled “Reproductive Health and Justice: How Our Advocacy Can Best Address Persistent Problems and New Challenges.” It addresses such issues as maternity care and abortion, medical technologies, and the use of legal strategies, public education, and outreach to policy makers and media to preserve and expand access to reproductive health and justice.
The lectureship’s namesake, Dr. Cushner, was a leader in reproductive health. have included Dr. Jocelyn Elders, Patricia Schroeder, Carole Joffe, Henry Waxman, and Cecile Richards.