Moira Kyweluk (she/her/hers), PhD, MPH is a Fellow in the Penn Postdoctoral Training Program in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genetics and Genomics, supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute through the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. Her research specializations include the anthropology of reproduction in the United States, fertility/infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, LGBTQ+ reproduction and reproductive health, and biomedical testing and screening. Her current work concerns the role of direct-to-consumer medicine in family planning in the wake of advances including elective egg “freezing” and expanded options for preconception genetic testing.
Dr. Kyweluk holds a joint PhD/MPH in Medical Anthropology from Northwestern University. She was previously a clinical research coordinator for the University of Pennsylvania Fertility Care Center after receiving her BA in Anthropology (Honors) from Brown University.