Dr. Erica Pettigrew

Dr. Erica Pettigrew

Dr. Erica Pettigrew is a North Carolina primary care physician, who is board-certified in both family medicine and preventive medicine. She is an associate professor, serves as the medical director of a county health department as well as medical director of Occupational Health Services. She earned her medical and law degrees at the University of North Carolina and a master of public health degree from Portland State. Her views are her own.


Column: Dobbs decision spurs moral injury to abortion patients, providers alike

By: and - June 22, 2023

On June 24, 2022, the landscape of reproductive healthcare in this country took a frightening turn for the worst. The Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned what had previously been a constitutional right to abortion set off a whirlwind of changes in healthcare – not only as related to […]