Members

Kellee Abner, M.D.

Dr. Abner is a clinical anesthesiologist who practices in Charleston, WV.

Gerard Abreo, M.D., FA

Dr. Abreo is a non-invasive cardiologist with a special interest in transesophageal cardiology who practices in Houston, TX.

Marie A. Anderson, M.D.

Dr. Anderson is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in private practice in northern Virginia.

Wilson Bloomfield Baber, M.D

Dr. Baber is an opthamologist and retina surgeon in private practice and also clinical assistant professor at LSU Medical Center.

Michael Behe, Ph.D.

Dr. Behe is a Professor of Biochemistry at Lehigh University. He is the author of Darwin's Black box.

Deborah E. Berliner, Esq.

Ms. Berliner is an attorney with Wood and Berliner in Washington, D.C.

Greg F. Buke, M.D.

Dr. Burke practices Internal Medicine within the Geisinger Health System in PA, and is an expert in end-of-life issues. He is a regular contributor in publications involving Catholics bioethics.

Tim Collins, M.D.

Dr. Collins is a pathologist at a military hospital.

Damon Cudihy, M.D.

Dr. Cudihy is an obstetrician and gynecologist and specializes in minimally invasive surgrery and robot-assisted surgery out of Lafayette, La.

Lorna L. Cvetkovich, M.D.

Dr. Cvetkovitch is an obstetrician-gynecologist who has incorporated NaPro technology along with NFP.

John Damiani, D.O.

Dr. Damiani is a urologist in private practice in Michigan.

Robert L. Fastiggi, P.hD.

Dr. Fastiggi is a theologian at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.

Ashley K. Fernandes,M.D., P.hD., F.A.A.P.

Dr. Fernandes is an Assistant Professor of Community Health and Pediatrics at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. His doctoral dissertation was entitled, "Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and the Philosophical Anthropology of Karol Wojtyla (Pope john Paul II).

David E. Hargrdoer, M.D.

Dr. Hargroder is a former transplant surgeon and now practicing general, bariatric, and trauma surgery.

Lindsey D. Harris, M.D.

Dr. Harris is a retina surgeon in private practice at Houston Eye Associates.

Bettina C. Himan, M.S., M.D.

Dr. Hilman is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at LSU Medical Center. She is a renowned authority on cystic fibrosis as well as pediatric pulmonology-allergy-immunology.

Kathryn Karges, M.D.

Dr. Kathryn Karges earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland and completed her Ob/Gyn residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston. She then completed the Blessed John Paul II Fellowship in Medical and Surgical NaProTECHNOLOGY® under Dr. Thomas Hilgers. She is one of only 12 fellowship-trained NaProTECHNOLOGY® surgeons in the United States. Dr. Karges integrates the fundamentals of natural family planning with surgical expertise to provide ethical solutions to common obstetric and gynecologic problems, including infertility and irregular bleeding. She is currently in private practice in Houston and serves as adjunct faculty to The Methodist Hospital Ob/Gyn program. She has a wonderful husband and two adorable children.

C. Ward Kischer, Ph. D.

Dr. Kischer is Professor Emeritus of Human Embryology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson.

Angela Lanfranchi, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Lanfranchi is a breast surgeon in private practice in Bound Brook, NJ. Her area of expertise involves the relationship between abortion/hormonal contracteption and breast cancer.

Nicolete E. Manciu, M.A., M.D.

Dr. Manciu has a graduate degree in theology and is an anesthesiologist in private practice in Minnesota.

Mary Catharine Maxian, M.D.

Dr. Maxian is in private practice in anesthesiology and a great defender of human life particularly within the medical community.

Raja Mehanna, M.D.

Dr. Raja Mehanna graduated summa cum laude from St. Joseph University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon. He received his residency training in neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston (BCM) where he was recognized with the resident teaching award three times. He completed two fellowships in movement disorders; one at BCM and then the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio with a focus on Botox injection, deep brain stimulation, intra-operative mapping and post-operative programming. Board certified in neurology, Dr. Mehanna has been in practice since 1995 and treats patients 18 years and older. His clinical interests include movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, tremor, dystonia, ataxia and spasticity.

Gerard M. Nadal, PhD.

Dr. Nadal received his doctorate in Molecular Microbiology from St. John's University and is a great defender of human life.

Bernard N. Nathanson, M.A., M.D.(1926-2011)

Dr. Nathanson is an Obstetrician & Gynecologist who is also a bioethicist. He was a co-founder of the National Abortion Rights Actioon League in 1969; he was also the former director of New York's Center for Reproductive and Sexual Health which was the largest abortion clinic in the world at that time.

Dr. Nigro

Dr. Nigro is a retired child neurologist currently residing in Charlevoix Michigan. He is emeritus professor of neurology and pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine, retired Clinical professor Michigan State U College of Osteopathic Medicine and currently Lecturer at Midwestern U College of Osteopathic Medicine Glendale AZ.

Augustine Perrotta, D.O.

Dr. Perrotta is a retired hematologist and oncolgist residing in Michigan. He is President of the Birmingham/Bloomfield Affiliate of Right to Life of Michigan and Clinical Professor Emeritus of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Clinical Professor of Exercise Science at Oakland University.

Dr. Louis Rondini

Dr. Louis Rondini is a retired Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic surgeon and an emeritus professor of surgery at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Currently I am an Oblate of St. Benedict and teach RCIA courses and volunteer at the Pope Francis Warming Center in Detroit.I have been married for 47 years and have five children and fourteen grandchildren.

Lester Ruppersberger, D.O., FACOOG

Dr. Lester Ruppersberger, D.O. FACOOG is an NFP only board certified Ob/Gyn practicing in Langhorne, PA. He is the Presdent of the Catholic Medical Association and a certified NFP instructor, along with his wife of 45 years, Betty. He is dedicated to promoting life and respecting the dignity of all persons from the moment of conception to natural death. He has two married sons and 10 grandchildren.

Frank E. Schmidt, M.D.

Dr. Schmidt is a cardiothoracic surgeon who has served in private practice and as Professor of Surgery at LSU Medical Center.

Aaron M. Seamands, Esq.

Mr. Seamands is admitted to the practice of law in Missouri and Pennsylvania.

Thomas V. Taylor, M.D.

Dr. Taylor is a surgeon who specializes in abdominal surgery and laparoscopy in Houston, Texas.

Clarence R. Teagle, M.D.

Dr. Teagle is in private practice in Internal Medicine.

John M. Travaline, M.D.

Dr. Travaline is Professor of Medicine at Temple University and and specilaist in Pulmonary and Critical Medicine. He is an expert in end of life issues and regularly publishes in Catholic bioethics.

Robert J. White, M.D., P.hD. (1926-2010)

Dr. White served as Professor of Neurosurgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and was a Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Todd Wullschleger,M.D.

Dr. Wullschleger is an Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist in Kansas.

Mark Zafereo, M.D.

Mark Zafereo received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed his otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology at MD Anderson. Dr. Zafereo is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He holds national committee appointments for the American Head and Neck Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and he is current President of the Houston Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, invited articles, and textbook chapters related to cancer and diseases of the head and neck, and speaks nationally and internationally on thyroid cancer and other head and neck cancers. His clinical interests include thyroid cancer, parathyroid, melanoma, and other head/neck/salivary tumors.