Susan Berke Fogel
Pro-Choice Alliance for Responsible Research (PCARR)
Susan Berke Fogel, J.D. is the Co-Founder of the Pro-Choice Alliance for Responsible Research (PCARR), working on cutting edge issues at the intersection of human genetic biotechnology and women’s health and rights. PCARR works to promote democratic accountability, safety and social justice in emerging biotechnologies and biomedical research from a women’s rights perspective.
Fogel is also the Director, Reproductive Health for the National Health Law Program, where she is a national expert on reproductive health law, low-income health programs, and religious restrictions in health care. She began her legal career at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and previously was the Legal Director at the California Women’s Law Center. She is the Board Chair of Maternal and Child Health Access, President of the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom, and is the Past Vice-President of the City of Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women. Ms. Fogel received her B.A. in Art History from UCLA, and her J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.