David Conrad

David Conrad

David Conrad is a freelance journalist and doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication.  David was a summer Google journalism fellow at The World in 2014.

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Health & Medicine

Who is the doctor who paved the way to prison for Purvi Patel?


The doctor who initially called police to report his child abuse suspicions of Purvi Patel is listed as a member of a pro-life medical association. Patel was charged with child neglect and later with killing her fetus, and she was sentenced to 20 consecutive years in prison. This makes her the first woman in the US to be convicted and sentenced fon "feticide" charges for ending her own pregnancy.