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Dr. William Lile

Pro-Life Doctor Speaking in Chapel

by Benjamin Deeter, Student Public Relations Writer

Dr. William Lile, founder of, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on January 15. Chapel begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Lile is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is the former obstetrics-gynecology (OB/GYN) department chair at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. He is licensed to practice medicine in both Florida and Alabama and served as an instructor at the University of Florida and Florida State Medical School OB/GYN residency programs. He is also a medical adviser for the Florida Human Life Protection Amendment.

In 1999, Lile bought out the largest provider of abortion services in Pensacola, Florida. That was the start of Lile’s venture into what has become his calling, providing education on abortion procedures for the pro-life and Christian communities through speaking appearances, as well as producing articles and videos, hosted online at

Lile worked with the United States Council of Catholic Bishops to produce “God’s Miracle of Life,” a 60-minute DVD that includes bloodless demonstrations of common abortion procedures and argues for the sanctity of life on scientific, lega, and scriptural grounds. He is a frequent guest of both television and syndicated radio shows.

Lile and his wife, Lesley, have two daughters and live in Pensacola, Florida.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit

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