"We can't avoid reasoning; we can only avoid doing it well."

Peter Kreeft

Karla A. Polaschek, MD

Dr. Polaschek obtained her medical degree at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois in 1993, followed by the completion of an Obstetrics /Gynecology residency program at Columbus-Cabrini Hospital in Chicago in 1997. She is currently in private practice with Medical Arts Associates, Ltd in Moline, Illinois, with her OB/GYN practice in full concordance with the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.

She has been a member of Catholic Medical Association since 1997, attending multiple national and international conferences.

Since 2012, she has been serving as a Board Member of Human Life International (HLI), the world's largest international pro-life organization with affiliates and associates in over 80 nations worldwide. HLI's mission is to train, organize and equip pro-life leaders around the world in concordance to the Magisterial teaching of the Catholic Church. It works with people of all faiths to advance the pro-life cause.

She is an active advocate of Natural Family Planning and is currently serving as a medical director at the Womens Choice Center (WCC) in Bettendorf, Iowa. The WCC is a non-profit organization providing free pregnancy testing, ultrasound imaging and crisis pregnancy counseling.