Revamping the Law on Assisted Reproduction: From IVF to Surrogate Motherhood

January 28, 2003 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center

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Moderators:
Prof. Susan Wolf, JD, Law School; Medical School; Director, Joint Degree Program in Law, Health & the Life Sciences; Chair, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences
Prof. Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH, Medical School; School of Public Health; Department of Philosophy; Director, Center for Bioethics

8:30am
Welcome

8:45am
Introduction to the Issues
Prof. Susan M. Wolf, JD, University of Minnesota Law School, Medical School, Center for Bioethics
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9:00am
Making Babies: What We Do and What Law Do We Need?
Alan H. DeCherney, MD, UCLA Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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9:35am
Panel Discussion
Lisa Erickson, MD, Center for Reproductive Medicine
Prof. Carol Tauer, PhD, College of Saint Catherine, University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics
Prof. Christopher De Jonge, PhD, Reproductive Medicine Center, University of Minnesota
Deborah Simmons, PhD, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility Associates (RMIA), Partners in Psychiatry and Psychology
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10:45am
Break

11:00am
Crafting Good Law on Assisted Reproduction
Prof. John Robertson, JD, University of Texas School of Law
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11:35am
Panel Discussion
Rep. Kathy Tinglestad, MBA, Minnesota House of Representatives
Sean B. Tipton, Director of Public Affairs, American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Tom Prichard, JD, MPP, President, Minnesota Family Council
Daonna Depoister, President, Minnesota Chapter of RESOLVE
Steven H. Snyder, Esq., Snyder Law Office
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12:50pm
Closing Comments

1:00pm
Adjourn