Eli Adashi, MD, MS, CPE, FACOG

Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS, CPE, FACOG Professor of Medical Science Former Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Faculty, Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights The Warren Alpert School of Medicine Division of Biology and Medicine Brown University


Honorary Degrees/Membership
• Doctor Honoris Causa (Poznan University of Medical Sciences) • MA (Brown University) ad eundem • FRCOG (Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) ad eundem • President d’Honneur à titre Etranger, The Societé Francaise de Gynécologie

The former Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences at Brown University (during its 2007 renaming in honor of Mr. Warren Alpert), Dr. Adashi is an academic physician-executive. Harvard-educated in Health Care Management (MS, 2005), Dr. Adashi is a member of the National Academy of Medicine [NAM;2
formerly the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences], the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dr. Adashi received his medical degree in 1973 from the Sackler School of Medicine, completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University (1974-77), and pursued fellowship training in the subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology and postdoctoral training in reproductive biology at Johns Hopkins University and at the University of California at San Diego, respectively (1977-81). Faculty positions were held at the University of Maryland (1981-1996), the University of Utah (1996-2004), and Brown University (2004-present). Prior to joining Brown University, Dr. Adashi served as the John A. Dixon Endowed Presidential Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center (1996-2004) and the founder and leader of the Ovarian Cancer Program of the Huntsman Cancer Research Institute (1999-2004).
Dr. Adashi has been the recipient of continuous National Institute of Health (NIH) funding from 1985 to 2005 inclusive of a Research Career Development Award. Mentor to over 50 postdoctoral trainees, and the author or co-author of over 350 peer-reviewed publications and over 120 book chapters/reviews, Dr. Adashi co-edited or edited 15 books in the general area of reproductive medicine with special emphasis on ovarian biology. Dr. Adashi ‘s work has also seen press with the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Huffington Post and several other media venues.
NIH service included but was not limited to membership with the National Council of the National Institute of Child health and Human Development (NICHD)(1997-2001), the Reproductive Endocrinology Study Section (1988-1992), and the Selection Committee of the Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP)(1988-2005). Dr. Adashi is the former Editor-In-Chief of Seminars in Reproductive Medicine and the former Associate Editor of Endocrinology, Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, Reproductive Medicine Review, Seminars in Reproductive Endocrinology, Reproductive Medicine Review, and Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
A former Franklin fellow and Senior Advisor on Global Women’s Health to the Secretary of State Office of Global Women’s Issues (1st term of the Obama Administration), Dr. Adashi is a member of the Advisory Council of The Hastings Center, Board of Governors of Tel Aviv University, and chair of the Medical Executive Committee and the Medical Advisory Council of the Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Adashi is a former member of the Board of Directors of Physicians for Human Rights, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Global Agenda Council on Population Growth of the World Economic Forum, and the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In addition, Dr. Adashi is a former advisor to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the WHO, the World Bank, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A former Examiner and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), Dr. Adashi has served as President of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists (SRE), the Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI), and the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS).
Elected to the IOM in 1999, Dr. Adashi has served as a member of the committees on Antiprogestins: Assessing the Science (1993), Understanding Premature Birth and Assuring Health Outcomes (2005-2006), Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research (2006-2009), and on Women’s Health Research (2008-2012). In addition, Dr. Adashi served as co-chair of the Committee on Reducing Childbirth Mortality in Indonesia
(2012-2013). Finally, Dr. Adashi has served both as a reviewer and a review coordinator for multiple IOM reports. Dr. Adashi is also a former member of the Board on Health Sciences Policy of the NAM. As a tenured Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, Dr. Adashi is a member of the Brown Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights and co-directs the Healthcare in America course (a highly subscribed medical school elective) and the Healthcare Policy Concentration (an elective for medical students with special interest in Healthcare Policy).


Recent Peer- Reviewed Work
1. Cohen IG, Daley, GQ, Adashi EY (2017). Disruptive Reproductive Technologies: The Prospect of In Vitro Gametogenesis. Science Transl Med 9 (372):1-3. 2. Adashi EY, McCoy RC (2017). Preimplantation Genetic Screening of the Human Embryo: Technology v. Biology. EMBO Reports (In Press). 3. Adashi EY, Krishna GR, Gruppuso PA (2017). For-Profit Medical Schools: A Post-Flexnerian Legacy Upended. JAMA (In Press). 4. Spivak R, Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2017). Germ-Line Gene Editing and Congressional Reaction in Context: Learning from Almost 50 Years of Congressional Reactions to Biomedical Breakthroughs. J.L. & Health (In Press). 5. Ahmed AKH, Schnatz PF, Adashi EY (2017). Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine Unify GME Accreditation: A Historic Convergence. Fam Med (In Press) 6. Kulkarni AD, Adashi EY, Jamieson DJ, Crawford SB, Sunderam S, Kissin DM (2017). Affordability of Fertility Treatments and Multiple Births in the United States. AJPH (Submitted). 7. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2017). Preventing Mitochondrial Disease: Emerging Embryo-Sparing DonorIndependent Alternatives. Nat Biotechnol (Submitted). 8. Will JF, Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2017). The Personhood Movement: Bloodied but Unbowed. Obstet Gynecol (Submitted). 9. Adashi EY, Rajan RS, Cohen IG (2017). The Political Legacy of Mifepristone: A Case for FDA Independence? Science (Submitted). 10. Wu B, Tong Z, Mitchell MS, Adashi EY, Shen X, Zheng J (2017). Medical Education Reform in China: The Shanghai Medical Training Model. The Lancet Global Health (Submitted). 11. Adashi EY, Cohen IG. Human Germline Modification: The Melding of Genetics and Assisted Reproduction (2017). Human Flourishing (Submitted). 12. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2017). Preventing Mitochondrial Disease: The (In)defensibility of a Moratorium. Nature Medicine (submitted). 13. Adashi EY, Nama N (2017). The Septennial Congressional Quest to Repeal the ACA: A Study in Intransigence. Am J Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol (submitted). 14. Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2016). The FDA is Prohibited from Going Germlime. Science 353(6289)545-6. 15. Adashi EY (2016). Cultural Influences Reflected in Divergent US vs UK Human Embryo Research Policies. JAMA 315(17):1822-3. 16. Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2016). Mitchochondrial Replacement Therapy: The IOM Report and Its Aftermath. Nature Rev Genet 17(4)189-90. 17. George P, Park YS, Ip J, Gruppuso PA, Adashi EY (2016). The Association Between Premedical Curricular and Admission Requirements and Medical School Performance and Residency Placement: A Study of Two Admission Routes. Acad Med 91(3):388-94. 18. Adashi EY (2016). Seeing Double: A Nation of Twins from Sea to Shining Sea. Am J Obstet Gynecol 214(3):311-3.
19. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2016). Going Germline: Mitochondrial Replacement as a Guide to Genome Editing. Cell 164(5):832-5. 20. Clodfelter RP, Adashi EY (2016). The Liberty to Die: California Enacts Physician Aid-in-Dying Law. JAMA 315(3):251-2. 21. Azziz R, Adashi EY (2016). Stein and Leventhal: 80 Years On. Am J Obstet Gynecol 214 (2): 247-56. 22. Adashi EY, Dean LA (2016). Access to Infertility Services in the United States: Framing the Challenges. Fertil Steril 105(5):1113-8. 23. Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2016). Embryo Disposition Disputes: Controversies and Case Law. Hastings Cent Rep 46(4):13-9. 24. Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2016). Preventing Mitochondrial DNA Diseases: One Step Forward Two Steps Back. JAMA 316(3):273-4. 25. Yerushalmi GM, Markman S, Yung Y, Maman E, Aviel-Ronen S, Orvieto R, Adashi EY, Hourvitz A (2016). The prostaglandin transporter (PGT) as a potential mediator of ovulation. Sci Transl Med 2016 May 11;8(338):338ra68. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad2709. 26. Cui L, Adashi EY, Chen ZJ (2016). Surrogacy: A Family-Building Option in Search of Legitimacy. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 123 Suppl 3:65-8. 27. Du N, Zhang H, Adashi EY (2016). Medical Education in China: Painting on a Large Canvass. Am J Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 3(2):22-31. 28. Gruppuso PA, Adashi EY (2016). Residency Placement Fever: Is It Time for a Reevaluation? Acad Med (In Press). 29. Cohen IG, Savulescu J, Adashi EY (2015). Trans-Atlantic Lessons in Regulation of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy. Science 348(6231)178-80. 30. Liu XM, Chan HC, Ding GL, Cai J, Song Y, Wang TT, Zhang D, Chen H, Yu MK, Wu YT, Qu F, Liu Y, Lu YC, Adashi EY, Sheng JZ, Huang HF (2015). FSH regulates fat accumulation and redistribution in aging through the Gαi/Ca2+ /CREB pathway. Aging Cell 14(3)409-20. 31. Adashi EY, Kocher RP (2015). Government Regulations on Physician Self-referral. JAMA 313(19):19771978. 32. Santhakumar S, Adashi EY (2015). The Physician Payment Sunshine Act: Testing the Value of Transparency. JAMA 313(1):23-24. 33. Adashi EY, Kocher RP (2015). Physician Self-Referral: Regulation by Exceptions. JAMA 313(5):457-458. 34. McDonough JE, Adashi EY (2015). In Defense of the Employer Mandate: Hedging Against Uninsurance. JAMA 313(7):665-666. 35. Adashi EY, Gao H, Cohen IG (2015). Hospital-Based Active Shooter Incidents: Sanctuary under Fire. JAMA 313(12):1209-1210. 36. Joseph AM, Adashi EY (2015). Health CO-OPs of the Affordable Care Act: Promise and Peril at the 5-Year Mark. JAMA 313 (14):1419-1420. 37. Rich JD, Adashi EY (2015). Ideological Anachronism Involving Needle and Syringe Exchange Programs: Lessons From the Indiana HIV Outbreak. JAMA 314(1):23-24. 38. Adashi EY (2015). A Same-Sex Infertility Health Insurance Mandate in Maryland? JAMA 314(1):15. 39. Rich JD, Adashi EY (2015). Public Health, Needle Exchange and the Indiana AIDS Epidemic. JAMA 314(19)2085-2086. 40. Dean LA, Adashi EY (2015). Repealed and Replaced: SGR Gives Way to Value-Based Medicare Payment Reform. Am J Med 128(10)1052-3 41. Adashi EY (2015). Global Women’s Health in the Balance. Semin Reprod Med 33(1):3-4. 42. Marrero SL, Adashi EY (2015). Noncommunicable Diseases. Semin Reprod Med 33(1):35-40. 43. Williams ST, Doody KJ, Schattman GL, Adashi EY (2015). Public Reporting of Assisted Reproductive Technology Outcomes: Past, Present, and Future. Am J Obstet Gynecol 212(2):157-62.
44. Adashi EY (2015). Money and Medicine: Indivisible and Irreconcilable. AMA J Ethics 17:780-6. 45. Kissin DM, Boulet SL, Adashi EY (2015). eSET Should be the Standard of Care for ART Patients. Biennial Review of Infertility 4:177-189. 46. Adashi EY (2015). Howard Wilbur Jones, Jr., MD: A Giant in Our Midst. Fertil Steril 104(3):531-2. 47. Burnett HQ, Adashi EY (2015). The President’s Global Health Initiative: Are Women Being Served? Am J Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 2(3):81-88. 48. Adashi EY (2015). Fifty Years after Huxley: The Roadmap of Reproductive Medicine Revisited and Updated. Reprod Sci 22:1330-5. 49. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2015). Editing the Genome of the Human Germline: May Cool Heads Prevail. Am J Bioeth 15(12):40-2. 50. Evron A., Blumenfeld Z, Adashi EY, Kol S (2015). The Role of Growth Factors in Ovarian Function and Development. The Global Library of Women’s Medicine (ISSN: 1756-2228) 2015; DOI 10.3843/GLOWM.10288. 51. Kulkarni AD, Kissin, DM, Adashi EY (2014). Fertility Treatments and Multiple Births in the United States. N Engl J Med 370(11)1070-1071 52. Adashi EY (2014). Transparency in Action: “The Imperfect Is Our Paradise.” JAMA 312(24)2607 53. McDonough JE, Adashi EY (2014). Realizing the Promise of the Affordable Care Act: January 1, 2014 (2014). JAMA 311(6)569-570 54. Cohen IG, Feigenbaum J, Adashi EY (2014). Reconsideration of the Lifetime Ban on Blood Donation by Men Who Have Sex with Men. JAMA 312(4)337-338 55. Adashi EY (2014). A “Doc Fix” for the Ages: The Value Proposition of Tomorrow’s Medicare. JAMA Surgery 149(11)1101-1102. 56. Legro RS, Adashi EY (2014). Germline Stem Cell Therapy in Humans: Two are not Enough. Fertil Steril 101 (1)1-2 57. Rosenwaks Z, Adashi EY (2014). Fertility in the Face of Genetically Determined Steroidogenic Dysfunction. Fertil Steril 101(2)299-300 58. O’Brien JA, Adashi EY (2014). Coming Out Ahead: The Cost Effectiveness of External Cephalic Version Using Spinal Anesthesia. Isr J Health Policy Res 3(6)1-3 59. Allen BD, Adashi EY, Jones HW (2014). On the Cost and Prevention of Iatrogenic Multiple Pregnancies. Reprod BioMed Online 29(3):281-285. 60. Kofman A, Adashi EY (2014). Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the Primary Prevention of HIV in at-Risk Women: Empowerment and Equity Revisited. AIDS Rev 16(3):134-143. 61. Adashi EY (2014) The Challenges and Promise of Reproductive Medicine in the 21st Century. Arch Perinatal Med 20(2):67-68. 62. Dignam B, Adashi EY (2014). Laboring in Chains: The Case against Perinatal Shackling of Women Behind Bars. Health and Human Rights Journal 16(2)13-33. 63. Adashi EY (2014). Iatrogenic Birth Plurality: The Challenge and Its Possible Solution. Harvard Health Policy Rev 14(1)9-10. 64. Cohen IG, Adashi EY (2013). Made-to-Order Embryos for Sale: A Brave New World? N Engl J Med 368 (26): 2517-2519 65. Kulkarni AD, Jamieson, DJ, Jones HW Jr, Kissin, DM, Gallo, MF, Macaluso, M, Adashi EY (2013). Fertility Treatments and Multiple Births in the United States. N Engl J Med 369(23):2218-25 66. Kocher RP, Adashi EY (2013). Health Policy and the American Taxpayer Relief Act: Legislation by Extension. JAMA 309 (8):777-778 67. Adashi EY, Jones HW (2013). Barrenness Vanquished: The Legacy of Lesley Brown. Hum Fertil 16 (2): 97100
68. Cohen IG, Sullivan L. Adashi EY (2013). Plan B: Access to Emergency Contraception in the Legal and Political Cross Hairs. Contraception 88 (4): 477-480 69. Will JF, Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2013) When Potential Does Not Matter: What Developments in Cellular Biology Tell Us about the Concept of Legal Personhood. Am J Bioethics 13 (1): 38-40 70. Liu JJ, Adashi EY (2013). Selective Coverage: State Mandates for Assisted Reproductive Technology and Reproductive Justice. Am J Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 1 (1)53-61 71. Chambers SK, Zheng W, Adashi EY, Hatch KD, Kong B, Plaxe S, Silver RM (2013). Launch of American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology. Am J Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 1 (1):i 72. Adashi EY, Venkatesh KK, McDonough JE (2012). Health Care Policy under President Romney. N Engl J Med 367 (16): 1477-1479 73. Cohen IG, Feigenbaum J, Adashi EY (2012). Sherley v. Sebelius and the Future of Stem Cell Research. JAMA 308 (20): 2087-2088 74. Adashi EY, Lee E (2012). The President’s Global Health Initiative at Mid-Term: Progress in the Balance. JAMA 308 (19): 1977-1978 75. Marrero SL, Bloom DE, Adashi EY (2012). Non-Communicable Diseases: A Global Health Crisis in a New World Order. JAMA 307 (19) 2037-2038 76. McClamrock HD, Jones HW, Adashi EY (2012). Ovarian Stimulation and Intrauterine Insemination at the Quarter Centennial: Implications for the Multiple Births Epidemic. Fertil Steril 97 (4) 802-809 77. Adashi EY (2012). The Multiple Births Epidemic: The Growing Role of Ovarian Stimulation and Intrauterine Insemination. Arch Perinatal Med 18 (2) 67-69 78. Rich JD, Clarke JG, Adashi EY (2012). Obstetrical and Gynecological Training and Prisoners: Learning to Care for the Most Vulnerable Patients. J Grad Med Ed 4 (3): 387-388 79. Pollak AN, Born CT, Kamal RN, Adashi EY (2012). Updates on Disaster Preparedness and Progress in Disaster Relief. J Am Acad Orthop Surge 20 Supl 1:S54-8 80. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2012). In the Wake of Guatemala: The Case for Voluntary Compensation and Remediation. Am J Public Health 102 (2) e4-e6 81. Adashi EY (2011). Assisted Reproductive Technology Program Reporting. JAMA 306 (23) 2564-2565 82. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2011). Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Under Siege: Battle Won But Not The War. N Engl J Med 364 (22) e48(1-3) 83. Adashi EY (2011). International Human Subject Research: Taking Stock in the Wake of the Guatemala Affair. Contemp Clin Trials 32 (5) 605-7 84. Adashi EY, Wyden R (2011). Public Reporting of Clinical Outcomes of Assisted Reproductive Technology Programs: Implications for Other Medical and Surgical Procedures. JAMA 306 (10) 1135-1136 85. Kastor JA, Adashi EY. (2011) Maryland’s Hospital Cost Review Commission at Forty: The Case for Independent Regulatory Control of Health Care Costs JAMA 306 (10) 1137-1138 86. Kocher RP, Adashi EY (2011). Hospital Readmissions and the Affordable Care Act: Paying for Coordinated Quality Care. JAMA 306 (16) 1794-1795 87. Adashi EY (2011). The Affordable Care Act: Facing Up To the Power of the Pen and the Purse. Am J Med 124 (3) 189-91 88. Adashi EY, Gruppuso PA (2010). The Unsustainable Cost of Undergraduate Medical Education: An Overlooked Element of U.S. Health Care Reform. Acad Med 85(55)763-5 89. Adashi EY, Geiger HJ and Fine MD (2010). Health Care Reform: Primary Care and the Ever Growing Import of the Community Health Center. N Engl J Med 362 (22) 2047-50 90. Freidman EA, Adashi EY (2010). The Right to Health as the Unheralded Narrative of Health Care Reform. JAMA 304 (23) 2639-40 91. Clarke JG, Adashi EY (2010). Perinatal Care in Incarcerated Patients: A 25-year-old Woman Pregnant in Jail. JAMA 305 (9) 923-9
92. Adashi EY (2009). Global Maternal Mortality: An Unspeakable yet Avoidable Human Tragedy. Medscape J Med 11(1):22. 93. Adashi EY, West DM (2008). Reproductive Freedom and the Next President. N Engl J Med 359 (18) 1867-9
2016 Poznan University of Medical Sciences
1976 Philip F. Williams Award, Combined Districts I-II-III Meeting of ACOG 1981 Graduate School Research Award, University of Maryland at Baltimore 1984 Frank C. Bressler Research Award, University of Maryland School of Medicine 1986 – 1991 USPHS Research Career Development Award (RCDA), NICHD, NIH 1986 Best Paper Award, Society of Reproductive Endocrinologists (SREI) 1986 – 2000 Examiner, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) Inc. 1988 Designated Research Initiative Award, University of Maryland 1989 The President’s Achievement Award, Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) 1990 – 1996 Member and Director, the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology of ABOG Inc. 1996 Annual Research Award, Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) 1996 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (First Prize) 1997 – 2004 John A. Dixon Presidential Endowed Chair, University of Utah 1998 – 2006 Founding Director, Treasurer, and Chair, Advisory Board, Bertarelli Foundation, Geneva. 1998 – 1999 President, Society for Reproductive Endocrinologists (SREI) 1999 Distinguished Scientist Award, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 1999 – 2000 President, Society for Gynecologic Investigation (SGI) 1999 – Present Member, Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences 2000 – 2004 Presidential Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah 2000 Honorary Fellow, the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG) 2000 Fellow ad Eundem, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG) 2000 Honorary Fellow, the Romanian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2001 President d’Honneur à titre Etranger, The Societé Francaise de Gynécologie 2001 – Present Member, Association of American Physicians (AAP) 2001 – Present Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2002 – 2003 President, American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS) 2002 Academic Medicine Mentor for Minority Medical Students 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Infertility Association (AIA) 2005 Sidney Guzick Scholar, the University of Rochester 2004 – 2008 Frank L. Day Professor of Biology, Brown University 2009 – 2010 Franklin Fellow, US Department of State, Office of Global Women’s Issues 2010 – 2013 Member, Council on Foreign Relations 2010 WW Keen Award, Brown University 2014 – 2017 Honorary Lecture Professorship, Shandong University, Jinan, China 2014 – Present Honorary Fellow, the Polish Society of Gynecological Endocrinology 2015 SRI-Pardi Distinguished Scientist Award, the Society for Reproductive Investigation 2016 Missouri University Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitor
1988 Edmund W. Overstreet Lectureship, University of California, San Francisco 1991 Susan L. Schackman Memorial Lectureship, Johns Hopkins University 1991 Keith Harrison Memorial Lectureship, The Endocrine Society of Australia 1992 Visiting Distinguished Professorship in Reproductive Endocrinology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 1993 Ortho Lectureship, Pacific Coast Fertility Society 1993 Regnier De Graaf Lectureship, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1993 Griff T. Ross Memorial Lectureship, NICHD, NIH 1994 Dozor Visiting Professorship, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel 1995 Duncan E. Reid Lectureship, Harvard University, Boston, MA 1996 Henderson Lectureship, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 1996 George W. Mitchell, Jr., Lectureship, Tufts University, Boston, MA 1996 Howard and Georgeanna Jones Lectureship, Johns Hopkins University 1998 John Collins Lectureship, Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society 1999 Herbert H. Thomas Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical Lectureship, Distinguished Scientist, ASRM 2000 Raymond H. Kaufman Lectureship, Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 2000 James M. Couzzo Memorial Lectureship, University of Pennsylvania 2002 John A. Siegel Memorial Lectureship, University of Maryland 2002 Edgar L. Makowski Lectureship, University of Colorado 2002 A.V. Nalbandov Lectureship, University of Illinois (Urbana) 2003 Amoroso Lecture, the Society for Reproduction and Fertility/British Fertility Society, Aberdeen 2003 Morton A. Stenchever Lectureship, the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2007 Paul G. McDonough Lectureship, the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 2008 Rabbi Bernard Mandelbaum Lectureship, the Brown-RISD Hillel Foundation, Providence, RI 2009 Melvyn Bayly, Jr, MD Memorial Lecturer, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2010 Clinical Cross Roads Lectureship, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2011 Liam Haim Lectureship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 2011 Presidential Lecture, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 2011 Lectureship in Perinatal Biology, Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, Detroit, MI 2012 W. O. Johnson Lectureship, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 2012 Eliot L. Silbar, MD Memorial Lectureship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2012 Health Sciences Lecture, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainsville, FA 2013 Annual Bristol Memorial Lectureship, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 2013 53rd Rose and Isadore Forman Lectureship, Temple School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2014 35th Rose and Wilfred P. Cohen Lectureship, Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, Mahasset, NY 2014 Byford Heskett Lectureship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 2014 Willard Oliver Read Memorial Lecture, Sanford Medical School, Sioux Falls, SD 2014 Graduation Convocation Speaker & AOA Visiting Professor, Sanford Medical School, Sioux Falls 2014 The Hugh R.K. Barber Memorial Lecture, Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, Mahasset, NY 2014 The Walter Futterweit MD Lectureship, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY 2015 The 23rd Annual Antonio Palladino MD Memorial Lecture, West Virginia University, WV 2015 The SRI-Pardi Distinguished Scientist Plenary Lecture, Annual SRI Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2015 Harry Oxorn Research Day Guest Lecturer, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada 2015 The John V. Standard, MD Endowment Lectureship, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL 2015 Keynote Presentation, Annual Meeting of the ASRM, Baltimore, MD 2015 The Hal Behrman Memorial Lecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2015 The Richard B Miller Memorial Lecture, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA 2016 Eliot L. Silbar, MD Memorial Lectureship, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2016 The A. Marsh Poulson Jr MD Lectureship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 2016 The Michigan ART Summit Keynote, Division of Reproductive Health, CDC, Detroit, MI 2016 The Percy W. Wadman Lectureship, Baystate Medical Center, U Mass, Springfield, MA 2016 The President’s Plenary Guest Lecture, Annual Meeting of the ASRM, Salt Lake City, UT 2016 Keynote Presentation, NICHD/ASRM Joint Scientific Research Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT 2017 Keynote Presentation, VCU School of Medicine, Women’s Health Research Day, Richmond, VA 2017 S. Leon Israel, MD Memorial Lectureship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 2017 Plenary Guest lecture, Annual Meeting of FLEG, Santiago, Chile 2017 Guest Speaker, the New York Obstetrical Society, New York, NY The JAMA Forum http://newsatjama.jama.com/author/eliadashi/
1. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2012). Reproductive Freedom and the 2012 Presidential Election. October 11, 2012. 2. Adashi EY (2013). When the First Person with Quadriplegia Walks Again. April 10, 2013. 3. Adashi EY (2013). Making the Most of the Medical Degree’s Versatility. June 19, 2013. 4. Adashi EY (2013). California Dreamin’: The Story of Senate (Scope-of-Practice) Bill 491. September 25, 2013. 5. Adashi EY (2013). Fixing Medicare’s Physician Payment Formula: Is the 16th Time the Charm? November 15, 2013. 6. Adashi EY (2014). Beyond the “Doc Fix”: The Better Care, Lower Cost Act of 2014. February 12, 2014. 7. Adashi EY (2014). On Medicine and Money. April 30, 2014. 8. Adashi EY (2014). Women’s Rights are Human Rights-Aren’t They? July 17, 2014. 9. Adashi EY (2014). Transparency in Action: “The Imperfect is Our Paradise.” October 8, 2014 10. Adashi EY (2015). Is the Patient CARE Act Heir Apparent to the Affordable Care Act? February 18, 2015 11. Adashi EY (2015). A Same-Sex Infertility Health Insurance Mandate in Maryland? May 20, 2015. 12. Adashi EY (2015). Public Health v. Personal Liberty: Reflections on the California Vaccination Law. July 30, 2015. 13. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2015). Selective Regrets: The “Dickey Amendments” Twenty Years Later. November 5, 2015. 14. Adashi EY (2016). Cultural Influences Reflected in Divergent US vs UK Human Embryo Research Policies. March 2, 2016. 15. Adashi EY (2016). Contraceptive Equity as a Reproductive Right: Maryland in the Lead Yet Again. June 8, 2016. 16. Adashi EY (2016). The Barrasso Amendment: Will CME Let the Sunshine In? September 7, 2016. 17. Adashi EY Gandhi C (2016). Reproductive Rights and the 2016 Presidential Election. November 4, 2016. 18. Adashi EY, Cohen IG (2016). Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy: Unmade in the USA. December 21, 2016.
Op Eds
1. In Annapolis, Lessons on ‘Bending the Curve, Washington Post, 10/02/09— http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/01/AR2009100104206.html
2. Birthright Citizenship Under Siege in the Promised Land and the Home of the Brave, Huffington Post, 08/24/2010—http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-y-adashi/birthright-citizenship-un_b_690639.html 3. A spark of good health news amid bad, Boston Globe, 08/30/10— http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/08/30/a_spark_of_good_ health_news_amid_bad/ 4. The Incredible Inedible Egg: 500 Million Reasons for Senate Action, Huffington Post, 08/31/10— http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-y-adashi/the-incredible-inedible-e_b_697936.html 5. The Halting of Stem Cell Research Is the Culmination of a Decade-Long Legal Effort, Huffington Post, 09/10/10—http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eli-y-adashi/the-halting-of-stem-cell-_b_711616.html 6. New Blood-Donor Policy, Same Gay Stigma, The New York Times, 05/21/15– http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/21/opinion/new-blood-donor-policy-same-gay-stigma.html
Representative Medscape One on One Interviews http://www.medscape.com/features/public/one-on-one
1. Ashish Jha, MD, MPH, Harvard University-12/02/09 2. JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH and Milton C. Weinstein, PhD, Harvard University-04/15/10 3. Regina M. Benjamin MD, MBA, Surgeon General, HHS-06/11/10 and 03/10/11 4. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, HHS-09/20/10 5. John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, Director, NIOSH-10/01/10 6. Howard W. Jones, Jr. MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School-10/13/10 7. Thomas R. Frieden MD, MPH, Director, CDC, HHS -11/05/10 and 07/15/11 8. Margaret A. Hamburg, MD, Commissioner, FDA, HHS -01/24/11 9. Michael R. Taylor, JD, Deputy Commissioner, FDA, 02/10/11 10. Thomas A. Daschle, Former Senate Majority Leader-02/14/11 11. Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, HHS-03/30/11 12. Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, University of Pennsylvania-04/11/11 13. Paul A. Offit, MD, University of Pennsylvanis-04/27/11 14. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director, NIAID, NIH, HHS-05/23/11 15. Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, Administrator, CMS, HHS-05/23/11 16. Thomas A. Coburn, MD, US Senator (R-OK)-05/24/11 17. Phil Gingrey, MD, US Representative (R-GA)-05/24/11 18. Tea Collins, MD, PhD, MPH, MPP, Executive Director, NCD Alliance-10/06/11 19. Douglas W. Bettcher, MD, PhD, MPH, MS, Director, Tobacco Free Initiative/WHO-10/10/11 20. John E. McDonough, D.Ph., MPA, Harvard University-10/21/11 21. Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N, Administrator, HRSA-11/18/11 22. Harold E. Varmus, MD, Director, National Cancer Institute-11/18/11 23. Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH, Dartmouth Medical School-12/12/11 24. John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, Dartmouth Medical School-12/12/11 25. Stuart H. Altman, PhD, Brandeis University-02/09/12 26. Henry J. Aaron, PhD, The Brookings Institution-04/16/12 27. Joseph Antos, PhD, The American Enterprise Institute-04/16/12 28. Joseph V. Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-04/16/12 29. Karen R. Bass, PA, US Representative (D-CA)-04/17/12 30. Nan A. S. Hayworth, MD, US Representative (R-NY)-04/17/12 31. Ron L. Wyden, US Senator (D-OR)-05/07/12
32. Richard Blumenthal, US Senator (D-CT)-05/07/12 33. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, HHS-10/18/12
Other Non-Peer-Reviewed Products Dodson WC, Adashi EY. (2012). Perspectives: Dr. Eli Y. Adashi on clomiphene induction of ovulation. Obstet Gynecol. April 23, 2012. -http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/blog/blOG/pages/post.aspx?PostID=60
Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases in India. A report by the World Economic Forum and the Harvard School of Public Health. Bloom, D.E., Cafiero-Fonseca E.T., Candeias V, Adashi E., Bloom L., Gurfein L., JanéLlopis E., Lubet, A., Mitgang E, Carroll O’Brien J, Saxena A (2014). Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases in India: The Costs and Returns on Investment of Interventions to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent, Treat, and Manage NCDs. World Economic Forum, Harvard School of Public Health, 2014. See http://www.weforum.org/issues/healthy-living
Author Reading Podcast: Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS, reads his Viewpoint, The Physician Payment Sunshine Act http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2020549