Public Comment: NCBC and Catholic Medical Association Oppose Use of Aborted Fetal Tissue In Federally Funded Research


Marie T. Hilliard, MS, MA, JCL, PhD, RN, DM

Senior Fellow Marie Hilliard holds graduate degrees in maternal–child health nursing, religious studies, canon law, and professional higher education administration. She has been recognized for her involvement in health care advocacy at the state and national levels and was honored at the Second Annual International Nurses Day at the United Nations for her exemplary practice in the global delivery of health care.

Dr. Hilliard has been a board member of several state and national organizations, including the Canon Law Society of America. She is an Army colonel (ret.), serving for more than twenty years, including as an acting deputy commander for a United States Army Reserve Brigade responsible for nursing and medic training for the northeastern United States.