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27 cities in the US are “abortion deserts"

UCSF Bixby Center
ANSIRH conducted a first-of-its-kind study that focused on online searches to replicate the experience of people searching for information about where to find abortion care.

Abortion training for medical residents on the rise, but gaps remain

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the Bixby Center and Florida Atlantic University looks at the current status of abortion training in medical residency programs around the country and how they are preparing residents to provide comprehensive care.

Bixby research informs landmark report on abortion safety

UCSF Bixby Center
Research from the UCSF Bixby Center provided an important foundation for the landmark NASEM report on abortion safety, with citations for 69 publications on clinical care, training, the impact of abortion restrictions, and the mental health effects of abortion.

Having an abortion does not lead to increased alcohol, tobacco or drug use

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH’s Turnaway Study found no evidence to support claims that abortion leads women to increase use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs.

Expanding the abortion workforce and improving access to care in California

UCSF Bixby Center
In 2014, California passed AB 154 to allow nurse practitioners (NPs), certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and physician assistants (PAs) to provide aspiration abortion. New research from ANSIRH is the first study to look at how organizations have used the new law and if it’s meeting its goals to expand access to abortion care.

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Fellow in Family Planning