2011 Contributor Bios

The following people contributed to the 2011 edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves.”

Carol Dansereau

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Carol Dansereau is an environmental organizer/attorney who works with farm workers in Washington State on pesticide issues. Before joining the staff of the … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

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. … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

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: … Read

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” … Read

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 … Read

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 … Read

Carol Drury

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Carol Ratliff Drury is Education Program Coordinator & Associate Director of the Endometriosis Association, a self-help organization founded in 1980 with international headquarters … Read

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 … Read