Jeff Nisker MD PhD

Jeff Nisker MD PhD FRCSC FCAHS, is a Professor of Obstetrics-Gynaecology at the Schulich School Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, and Scientist, Children’s Health Research Institute, http://publish.uwo.ca/~jnisker/. He holds, and has held, CIHR and Genome Canada grants to explore ethical and social issues in reproductive medicine, genetics, and exposure of pregnant women to environmental toxins. He has held a CIHR/Health Canada grant exploring public engagement for citizen deliberation regarding pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. He has written or co-written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters, as well as seven plays. His plays have been performed throughout Canada, as well as in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.