A longtime feminist researcher and activist, Alana Cattapan is a postdoctoral fellow at Novel Tech Ethics in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. Her research focuses on women's reproductive health and public policy, identifying links between the state, biotechnology, and the expanding market in human reproductive capacity. Her postdoctoral research examines the role of patient groups in policy making related to the public funding of in vitro fertilization in Canada.

Alana also works on a number of collaborative projects including work on the consumption of intimate labours, the regulation of embryo research, and the effects of environmental exposures to household chemicals on intergenerational reproductive health. Her work is published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, and the Canadian Journal of Law and Society.



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