Lori B. Andrews is Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the
Institute of Science, Law and Technology at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Professor Andrews is a 1978 graduate of Yale Law School and received a B.A.
(summa cum laude) from Yale University. She was a Research Fellow with the
American Bar Foundation from 1980 to 1992, and has spent the past ten years as a
senior scholar at the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of
Chicago. She has also taught health law courses at the University of Houston Law
Center, the University of Chicago School of Law, and the Graduate School of
Business at the University of Chicago.
Professor Andrews has published five books and more than eighty scholarly
articles, monographs, and book chapters on subjects including medical genetics,
surrogate parenting, and alternative modes of reproduction. She has been a
member of many national advisory bodies, and has chaired a federal advisory
group, The Working Group on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of the Human
Genome Project. She has engaged in path-breaking litigation about reproductive
and genetic technologies and the disposition of frozen embryos. Professor
Andrews advocacy and involvement in policy-making in health law led the
National Law Journal to name her in 1991 as one of The 100 Most Influential
Lawyers in America. Her latest book, Adventures in the New World of Reproductive
Technology, was published in 2000.
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