Dr. Ernest L. Abel reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. He is a Professor and Director of Reproductive Toxicology at the Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Abel has focused his recent research on alcohol and alcoholism, but his research on alcohol and pregnancy goes back 20 years. He has published on fetal alcohol syndrome, illicit drugs and reproduction, drugs and sexuality, marijuana, and marijuana prohibition.
Education and Training
MA: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 1967
PhD: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, 1971
Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI:
Professor, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Director of Reproductive Toxicology, Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
Research Faculty, Charles Stuart Mott Center for Human Growth and Development
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.