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Clifford Grobstein, we are told on the jacket of his book, Science & The Unborn, was at one time a laboratory scientist, teacher, medical school dean and "an analyst of biomedical policy." The reader would have been better served had he been given some more specific information about Grobstein's educational background. Was he a surgeon, an obstetrician, a psychologist, a philosopher or what?


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Thomas R. Verny, M.D.

Thomas R. Verny, M.D. is a psychiatrist in private practice in Toronto and co-author (with John Kelly) of The Secret Life of The Unborn Child He is president of the Pre- and Peri-Natal Psychology Association of North America (PPPANA) and editor of the Pre- and Peri-Natal Psychology Journal

This article first appeared in the Jan., 1989 issue of The World And I and is reprinted with permission from The World And I magazine, a publication of the Washington Times Corporation.

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