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- Dr. Michael Levy director of the in vitro fertilization program at Shady Grove Fertility Center
- Susan Wolfe associate professor of law and medicine at the University of Minnesota Law School and Center for Bioethics
- Dr. Leroy Walters director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University
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