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Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology

Dr. Ernest L. Abel reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. He is a Professor and Director of Reproductive Toxicology at the Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Abel has focused his recent research on alcohol and alcoholism, but his research on alcohol and pregnancy goes back 20 years. He has published on fetal alcohol syndrome, illicit drugs and reproduction, drugs and sexuality, marijuana, and marijuana prohibition.

Education and Training

MA: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 1967

PhD: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 1971

Academic Appointments

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI:

  • Professor, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
  • Director of Reproductive Toxicology, Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
  • Research Faculty, Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Last Revised: August 23, 2013

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