Global Health Colloquium "Healthcare Through a Human Rights Crisis"

Apr 19, 2024, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
Free & open to the public


Event Description

During this session, Dr. Moayedi will invite participants to analyze the abortion care landscape in Texas by understanding both the past and present of ”how we got here”; evaluate the consequences of abortion restrictions on medical education and pregnancy care in Texas; and through the discussion at the end of the session conceptualize strategies for transforming our work and sustaining ourselves through ongoing assaults on medical care and human rights.

Dr. Ghazaleh Moayedi is a board certified OB/GYN, abortion provider, educator, writer, and community activist who works at the intersections of reproductive health, rights, and justice. Based in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Moayedi is the founder of Pegasus Health Justice Center, a community health resource that creates holistic community wellness through justice-centered, patient-oriented healthcare and advocacy. Dr. Moayedi is also a founding member of CERCL-FP: Centering Equity, Race, and Cultural Literacy in Family Planning. CERCL-FP is a collective that works to name, disrupt, and dismantle the systems of oppression in family planning care. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, completed her medical training at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and trained as an OB/GYN resident at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso. Dr. Moayedi completed a Complex Family Planning fellowship at the University of Hawai’i, where she also received her Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management. In addition to her clinical work as an OBGYN and abortion provider, Dr. Moayedi teaches medical students and residents from across Texas, conducts research aimed at improving access to abortion care, and fiercely advocates for her community at the local, state, and national levels. 


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