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Colleen Denny, MD
Colleen Denny, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of OB/GYN - Bellevue Hospital - New York University (NYU)



Research/Clinical Interests:  Family Planning, Global Health, Bioethics



Institution Degree Field of Study
2016 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2012 University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine MD Medicine
2005 Duke University, North Carolina BS Psychology and Neuroscience; Spanish

Research & Professional Experience

2009 University of Chicago Human Rights Intern, Utu Mwanamke ("Women's Dignity"), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2005-2008 Fellow, Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2011 Alpha Omega Alpha member, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
2011 Drs. Dennis and Anita Lee Scholarship for International Service and Research, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
2011 Keith Edson Scholarship, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine




Denny CC, Baron MB, Lederle L, Drey EA, Kerns JL. "Induction of fetal demise before pregnancy termination: practices of family planning providers." Contraception. 2015 Sep;92(3):241-5. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.05.002. Epub 2015 May 18. PMID: 25998938

Denny C, Persad G, Gates E. "Offensive Defensive Medicine: The Ethics of Digoxin Injection in Response to the Partial Birth Abortion Ban." Contraception Journal. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2014.05.043. Volume 90, Issue 3, September 2014, Pages 304

Denny CC, Emanuel EJ. US health aid beyond PEPFAR: the Mother & Child Campaign. JAMA. 2008 Nov 5;300(17):2048-51. doi: 10.1001/jama.2008.556. No abstract available. PMID: 18984893

Denny CC, Wilfond BS, Peters JA, Giri N, Alter BP. All in the family: disclosure of "unwanted" information to an adolescent to benefit a relative. Am J Med Genet A. 2008 Nov 1;146A(21):2719-24. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.32362. PMID: 18831063

Denny CC, Grady C. Clinical research with economically disadvantaged populations. J Med Ethics. 2007 Jul;33(7):382-5. Review. Erratum in: J Med Ethics. 2007 Aug;33(8):496. PMID: 17601862

Denny CC, Emanuel EJ, Pearson SD. Why well-insured patients should demand value-based insurance benefits. JAMA. 2007 Jun 13;297(22):2515-8. No abstract available. PMID: 17565086

Denny CC, Emanuel EJ. "Physician-assisted suicide among Oregon cancer patients": a fading issue. J Clin Ethics. 2006 Spring;17(1):39-42; discussion 43-5. No abstract available. PMID: 16689112