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Retired OB-GYN Dr. Victor Poleshuck on abortion care pre- and post-Roe v. Wade

Two men sit in a radio talk studio: Dr. Victor Poleshuck and Evan Dawson
Megan Mack
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WXXI News
Dr. Victor Poleshuck on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Thursday, February 15, 2024

A local retired OB-GYN says most people have no idea what it was like to practice pre- and post-Roe v. Wade.

Dr. Victor Poleshuck was in private practice for roughly 30 years. He began his career before abortion was legal, and after Roe v. Wade was passed, he says he and his colleagues experienced violent threats, protests outside their offices, and more. Now, in a post-Roe world, Poleshuck says he wants to share his experiences and what he thinks the public should know about abortion care.

Our guest:

  • Victor Poleshuck, M.D., retired OB-GYN
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.