Heather Dron, MPH, PhD, is a historian of medicine and public health who studies pregnancy, prenatal care, and research on infant disability. She completed her PhD in history of health science at UCSF in 2016. At the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, she is a fellow supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute’s Ethical Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Program. Her research interests include the history and ethics of research and prenatal care intended to prevent infant disability, ethical conduct of clinical trials, and perceptions of risk or uncertainty associated with environmental science and genomic technologies.
Honors & Awards
Fellowship in the History of American Obstetrics and Gynecology, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Fall 2016)
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California San Francisco (2016)
Master in Public Health, Emory University, Global Health (2007)