Here are my non-institutional talks in the last 5 years. For all my talks, see my CV.

  1. “Ethical Considerations in Cryobiology.” Plenary Speaker, Society for Cryobiology Annual Conference, Chicago (July 2021).
  2. “‘We Don’t Treat People Like You’: Conscientious Objection and Discrimination Against LGBTQ Individuals.” ASBH, Virtual (Oct. 2020). With Abram Brummett.
  3. “Pain and Personhood: Comparing Abortion Providers and Neonatologists’ Perspectives on the Moral Status of Fetuses and Neonates.” ASBH, Virtual (Oct. 2020). With Elise Andaya.
  4. “Rethinking How We Teach Ethics and Professionalism in Medical Education: An Approach To Counter The Hidden Curriculum.” ASBH, Virtual (Oct. 2020). With Wayne Shelton.
  5. “Mining A Two-Year Empirical Database of Students’ Experiences During A Third-Year Medicine Clerkship: Implications for Professional Role-Modeling and Moral Distress.” ASBH, Virtual (Oct. 2020). With Wayne Shelton.
  6. “No More Clitting Around: Let’s Talk about Clitoris Transplants.” Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Philadelphia (June 2020).
  7. “Should Parents Disclose Gamete Donor Status to Children?” Integrated Genetics, NJ (March 2020).
  8. “The Ethical Foundation of Reproductive Rights.” Clergy for Choice (Feb. 2020).
  9. “Medical Humanities as an Integral and Integrated Part of Medicine and Healthcare.” UTMB Galveston (Jan. 2020)
  10. “No More Clitting Around: Why Aren’t We Talking about Clitoris Transplants.” Baylor College of Medicine, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy (Jan. 2020).
  11. “Candid Conversations: TRANScending Labels.” Albany Law School (Nov. 2019).
  12. “No More Clitting Around: Why Aren’t We Talking about Clitoris Transplants.” Northwestern University, Medical Humanities and Bioethics (Nov. 2019).
  13. “Ethical Issues in Pediatric Fertility Preservation.” Keynote Speaker, Oncofertility Consortium Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov. 2019).
  14. “The Male Pill: Will It Help Advance Gender Equality?” 100 Women, BBC, UK (Oct. 2019).
  15. “Connecting Bioethics and the Good Doctor: A Virtue Ethics Approach in Medical Education.” American Society for Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH), Pittsburgh, PA (Oct. 2019). With Wayne Shelton.
  16. “Disclosure of “New” Genetic Information: Do Parents Have an Ethical Obligation to Disclose?” American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Philadelphia (Oct. 2019).
  17. “Evolving Legislation: Do Laws Change Cultural Mores or Vice Versa?” American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Philadelphia (Oct. 2019).
  18. “The Ethics of Clitoris Transplantations: A Constructive Response to Female Genital Cutting.” European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Oslo, Norway (Aug. 2019).
  19. “Ethics of Pelvic Exams on Anesthetized Women.” Reproductive Ethics, Albany NY (April 2019).
  20. “The Contested Language and Values in the Abortifacient Debate.” Northwestern University, Medical Humanities and Bioethics (Nov. 2018).
  21. “Ethical Issues in Assisted Reproductive Technologies.” Oncofertility Consortium Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov. 2018).
  22. “Medicalizing Men’s Reproduction: Reinforcing Hegemonic Masculinity.” ASBH, Anaheim (Oct. 2018). With Barry DeCoster.
  23. “The Importance of Science to Bioethics.” Albany March for Science (April 14, 2018).
  24. ““The Ethics of Abortifacient: Two Perspectives.” Reproductive Ethics Conference, Albany, NY (April 2018). With Claire Horner.
  25. “Ethics of Posthumous Reproduction.” Oncofertility Consortium Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov. 2017).
  26. “Fertility Preservation in Transgender Youth: Medical and Ethical Considerations.” Gender Conference East, Newark, NJ (Nov. 2017).
  27. “Ethics in Science.” Science Festival of the Capital Region, Museum of Innovation and Science (Nov. 2017).
  28. “Exploring LGBTQ Patient Perspectives: An Intersectional Approach.” ASBH, Kansas City (Oct. 2017).
  29. “You Say Abortifacient, I Say Abortifacient: How Cultural and Religious Values Affect Language in the Contraception Debate.” ASBH, Kansas City (Oct. 2017). With Claire Horner.
  30. “The Biomedicalization of Social Egg Freezing: A Comparative Analysis of European and American Professional Ethics Opinions and U.S. News Media.” ASBH, Kansas City (Oct. 2017).
  31. “Rape as a Hate Crime: An Analysis of New York Law.” The Politics of Difference and the ​Threshold of Law, Albany, NY (March 2017).
  32. “Feminist Work in Non-Feminist Surroundings: Survival in Challenging Times.” Capital District Feminist Studies Consortium Conference, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Jan. 2017).
  33. “Ethical Considerations of Fertility Preservation for Youth with Differences (Disorders) of Sex Development (DSD).” Oncofertility Consortium Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov. 2016).
  34. “Updating Public Health Policies for Treating STIs: Should Expedited Partner Therapies Continue to Exclude Sexual Minorities?” ASBH (Oct. 2016). With Barry DeCoster.
  35. “Freezing Fertility or Freezing False Hope? A Content Analysis of the Portrayal of Social Egg Freezing in the US Print Media.” ASBH (Oct. 2016). With Rohia Aziz, Shilpa Darivelmula, Jennifer Raffaele, Rajani Bhatia, and Wendy Parker.
  36. “The Importance of Oncofertility and Other Assisted Reproductive Technologies for Women in the Global South.” Oncofertility Virtual Grand Rounds, Oncofertility Consortium (July 2016).
  37. “The Ethics of Partner Therapies Excluding Sexual Minorities.” Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB), Edinburgh, Scotland (June 2016).
  38. “The Ethics of Social Egg Freezing: A Content Analysis of the US Print Media.” FAB, Edinburgh, Scotland (June 2016).
  39. “Can Men (Really) be Medicalized? Gendered Identities, Power, and Assisted Reproductive Technologies.” Reproductive Ethics, FAB, Edinburgh, Scotland (June 2016).
  40. “Medicalization of Women’s and Men’s Reproduction.” Reproductive Ethics, Albany, NY (April 2016).
  41. “Why Are There So Few Male Contraceptive Options? A Content Analysis of Contemporary US Newspaper Articles.” Reproductive Ethics, Albany, NY (April 2016). With Suzanne Kaufman and Wendy Parker.
  42. “The Portrayal of Social Egg Freezing in the US Print Media.” Reproductive Ethics, Albany, NY (April 2016). With Rohia Aziz, Shilpa Darivelmula, Jennifer Raffaele, Rajani Bhatia, and Wendy Parker.
  43. “Ethical Considerations of Fertility Preservation in Adolescents.” Oncofertility Consortium Conference, Chicago, IL (Nov. 2015).   
  44. “Rethinking the Ethics of Expedited Partner Therapies.” American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH), Houston, TX (Oct. 2015). With Barry DeCoster.
  45. “The Medicalization of Men’s Reproduction: Infertility and Contraception.” European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Ghent, Belgium (Aug. 2015). With Barry DeCoster.
  46. “A Closer Look at Authorship and Publication Ethics of Multi and Interdisciplinary Teams.” World Conference on Research Integrity, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (June 2015). With Zubin Master, Elise Smith, David Resnik, and Bryn Williams-Jones.