Doctor suing FDA recruited to scientific advisory board to ‘repurpose’ abortion pill

It’s anti-abortion activist Dr. George Delgado’s latest foray into consulting outside his medical specialties

By: - October 26, 2023 6:00 am

Cancer is one of several conditions for which mifepristone is a potentially effective treatment. (Getty Images)

Our stories may be republished online or in print under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. We ask that you edit only for style or to shorten, provide proper attribution and link to our web site. Please see our republishing guidelines for use of photos and graphics.

Sofia Resnick
Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick is a national reproductive rights reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. She has reported on reproductive-health politics and justice issues for more than a decade. Before joining States Newsroom, Sofia worked as a freelance reporter and editor. She previously worked as an investigative reporter for Rewire News and The American Independent, and as a copy editor for The Austin Chronicle. Her work has also appeared in the Daily Beast, HuffPost, Mother Jones, New York Magazine, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, and VICE News. Sofia is originally from Katy, Texas. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She was a 2019-2020 congressional journalism fellow for the American Political Science Association.