Warren M. Hern is a physician in private practice in Boulder, Colorado, where he specializes in abortion services and family planning. He is a 1965 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He received his public health training at the University of north Carollina School of Public Health, then served as Chief of Program Development and Evaluation in the Family Planning Division of the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity, 1970-1972, in Washington, D.C. He has served on the American Public Health Association Subcommittee on Family Planning Methods and assisted in the preparation of the APHA s Recommended Program Guide for Abortion Services. He is a member of the Board of Directors of both the National Abortion Federation and the National Abortion Rights Action League. He is also on the editorial board of Advances in Planned Parenthood, the official journal of the Association of Planned Parenthood Physicians, and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Bonnie Andrikopoulos has been active in women s issues for many years. She is currently the lobbyist for the Colorado National Organization for Women, and Delegate-at-Large to the Steering Committee of the National Women s Political Caucus. For two years, she served as the Colorado board member of the National Abortion Rights Action League. She received her nurse s training at the University of Wyoming College of Nursing. She is a Director of the Abortion Referral and Counseling Service of Colorado, a sponsoring organization of the Western Regional Conference on Abortion.
Warren M. Hern, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. is a physician and epidemiologist whose clinical practice, Boulder Abortion Clinic, specializes in abortion services. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus. He is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He is the author of numerous clinical reports, scientific papers, and book chapters concerning abortion published since 1971. He is also Professor Adjunct in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The results of his epidemiologic and demographic studies of the Shipibo Indians of the Peruvian Amazon have been published in a wide variety of peer-reviewed professional and scientific journals. Portrait for the New York Times by Eric Lars Bakke, by permission of the photographer