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News Posted on May 1, 2015

Professor Ikemoto Honored with Law Students for Reproductive Justice Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor Lisa Ikemoto has been honored with the Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) Outstanding Faculty Award. Professor Ikemoto, who is the faculty advisor for the UC Davis School of Law chapter of LSRJ, is being recognized by the national organization for her dedicated support of reproductive rights and the national organization.

"Professor Ikemoto is an amazing teacher, mentor, advocate, and friend," said former student Christine Poquiz '12. "She has a brilliant mind and generous spirit. UC Davis has such a robust health law and reproductive rights and justice curriculum because of Professor Ikemoto, and her many students and I have been so lucky to have the opportunity to learn from her."

Lisa Ikemoto teaches bioethics and health law courses at the UC Davis School of Law.  She has written extensively on genetic and reproductive technology, the regulation of fertility and pregnancy, and race and gender disparities in health care.  Her current work examines emerging issues in regenerative medicine, including stem cell research, and the human tissues market.