FACT SHEET: President Biden to Sign Executive Order Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care Services

Two weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a decision that overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated a woman’s Constitutional right to choose.  This decision expressly took away a right from the American people that it had recognized for nearly 50 years – a woman’s right to make her own reproductive health care decisions, free from government interference.  Fundamental rights – to privacy, autonomy, freedom, and equality – have been denied to millions of women across the country, with grave implications for their health, lives, and wellbeing. This ruling will disproportionately affect women of color, low-income women, and rural women.


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Allen D. Smith Named Vice President, Patient Care Services, Heart & Vascular Services

Allen Smith

Allen D. Smith, MSN, MSM, RN, CCNS-BC, has joined ChristianaCare as vice president, Patient Care Services, Heart & Vascular Services. In this role, he provides overall organizational leadership for clinical operations, performance improvement and financial performance for the 2E, 4E, 5E patient care units along with HVIS, Vascular Access Team, and Ambulatory Infusion Centers for both Newark and the Wilmington campuses.

Smith most recently served as a chief nursing officer in a hospital/ambulatory clinic setting serving the Native American population at Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. He was responsible for all clinical program areas including

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