Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, FACOG and Beth Kruse, MS, CNM, ARNP

Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, FACOG, is an adolescent gynecologist and medical director of Adolescent Gynecology Consultative Services in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine.

Beth Kruse is a certified nurse-midwife with many years of clinical practice and research experience in midwifery, well-woman gynecology, family planning, and abortion care. She has helped to develop training programs in medication abortion and has served as faculty in meetings of numerous professional associations both in the United States and abroad. She was the state of Washington's first representative to Midwives for Choice and currently holds a seat on the National Advisory Committee for Clinicians for Choice.