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Professor Joy Delman Elected to Planned Parenthood Board

December 9, 2010

Delman Planned Parenthood

Professor Joy L. Delman of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law here has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest.

A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, Professor Delman has a background in civil litigation at a major San Diego law firm, with an emphasis in medical malpractice, and has served as counsel to a medical products corporation. A full-time professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law since 1983, she teaches Health Care Liability, Comparative Bioethics and Torts. She is a member of the American College of Legal Medicine and has been listed in Who’s Who in American Women.

“The Board of Directors determines the mission and vision of Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest and assures that the organization advances toward that vision,” said Professor Delman. “As a member of the Board, I am most anxious to ensure that the organization continues to receive the funding and support necessary to continue providing access to the services that our community has relied on for decades.”

Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW) operates 19 health centers which, in these tough economic times, continue to provide affordable access to reproductive health care services throughout San Diego, Riverside and Imperial Counties. PPPSW offers health care services to every person and every family, in every community in these areas. PPPSW also provides age-appropriate sexuality education in schools as well as health care services ranging from birth control and rapid HIV testing to cervical cancer screenings and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.