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Former Planned Parenthood CEO teaches at Georgetown’s nursing school

Catholic World News - December 22, 2009

The former CEO and president of Planned Parenthood of Maryland and Planned Parenthood of Mahoning Valley has been adjunct instructor in the Department of Health Systems Administration at Georgetown University’s School of Nursing and Health Studies since 2005, according to her curriculum vitae, which is posted on the university’s web site.

Roberta Lynn Geidner-Antoniotti has also worked as diversity summit organizer of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, a member of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Leadership Institute Advisory Group, and an officer of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America National Executive Directors Council Steering Committee. She is a winner of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America Excellence Award for Clinical Services Expansion.

Ms. Geidner-Antoniotti has also served as acting project director of the Emergency Contraception Public Awareness Campaign, in which capacity she “initiated [a] national campaign to promote emergency contraception services through 140 affiliates resulting in significant growth in provision of care to prevent unintended pregnancies.” Later, as vice president of Women’s Capital Corporation, she “recruited, based on experience in women’s reproductive health, to develop product expansion and marketing opportunities in public health sector for women’s pharmaceutical product, PlanB emergency contraception.” During her tenure the Emergency Contraception Public Awareness Campaign, she “increased sales 175% in public sector by securing significant purchasing agreements with federal, state and local government and private family planning agencies.”

Founded in 1789 by the Jesuits, Georgetown University has 15,318 students, 7,092 of whom are undergraduates.

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  • Posted by: unum - Dec. 22, 2009 11:43 PM ET USA

    Georgetown motto: "We don't let our Catholicism get in the way of your education."

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