Poor Andrea Clark. If you have been following the sad story of this young woman and her family’s fight to continue her medical treatment at St. Luke’s down in Texas. My friend Wesley Smith has been writing and blogging on this case all week. You can read about Andrea here and here. And Wesley’s articles here. It is unfortunate when a woman and her family want medical treatment and those entrusted with her care are refusing it.
- Jennifer Lahl, MA, BSN, RN, is founder and president of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. Lahl couples her 25 years of experience as a pediatric critical care nurse, a hospital administrator, and a senior-level nursing manager with a deep passion to speak for those who have no voice. Lahl’s writings have appeared in various publications including Cambridge University Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News, and the American Journal of Bioethics. As a field expert, she is routinely interviewed on radio and television including ABC, CBS, PBS, and NPR. She is also called upon to speak alongside lawmakers and members of the scientific community, even being invited to speak to members of the European Parliament in Brussels to address issues of egg trafficking; she has three times addressed the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women on egg and womb trafficking.