Dr. Carol Roye has been featured in numerous print, radio, TV and online publications, including:

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A Woman’s Right to Know was awarded second place in the 2014 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards in the Public Interest and Creative Works category.

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Author Bio

International educator, researcher and expert, Dr. Carol Roye is the author of A Woman’s Right to Know and a respected women’s health practitioner who serves one of New York City’s most impoverished neighborhoods. Her expertise in women’s health has been featured on radio, TV and in print, including the New York Times.

Dr. Roye is the Assistant Dean of Research and a Professor of Nursing at Hunter College in New York City, and continues to serve as a pediatric nurse practitioner. She also co-founded a non-profit, Promoting Health in Haiti, to address women’s/reproductive health issues overseas.

She splits her professional time between teaching, research and her clinical practice. Her research in reproductive health, particularly in issues pertinent to adolescents, is well known in the medical community. She is frequently called on to speak at various conferences around the country and for interviews with a wide variety of news outlets.

Her work has received national recognition, including awards from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and the National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth.  In addition, the National Institutes of Health awarded Dr. Roye a prestigious research grant to study HIV/AIDS prevention. A follow up to this study was made possible by a grant from the William T. Grant Foundation.

Dr. Roye also is the author of many publications on a range of topics in adolescent reproductive health, including Adolescent Sexual Development and Sexuality: Assessment and Interventions, a popular book for professionals who work with teenagers around issues of sexuality.

Her latest book, A Woman’s Right To Know, is a culmination of Dr. Roye’s decades of experience and research into the history and impact of public policy decisions on women’s health.

She is the mother of six, the youngest adopted from a Romanian orphanage and the grandmother of twelve.

You can learn more about Carol and her work at


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