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Carole Joffe, Alissa Perrucci and others honored by NAF

UCSF Bixby Center

Congratulations to Carole Joffe, PhD and Alissa Perrucci, PhD, MPH, both of whom won distinguished awards at the 2017 National Abortio

Abortion is 20 times more dangerous on TV than it is in real life

Slate
A new study from ANSIRH found that 42.5 percent of the abortion storylines on TV from 2005 to 2016 included a “complication, intervention, or major health consequence"—more than 20 times the actual rate of abortion-related complications.

TV portrayals of abortion overplay the risks

UCSF Bixby Center
In an analysis of abortion portrayals on American TV over the past 12 years, ANSIRH researchers found that TV plots greatly exaggerate the risks associated with abortion.

If ‘Roe v. Wade’ falls, women will go to jail

Rewire
In a commentary, Carole Joffe, PhD predicts what will happen if Roe v. Wade falls: Abortion will become highly criminalized and avidly prosecuted.

Diana Greene Foster wins Society of Family Planning mentor award

UCSF Bixby Center
Congratulations to UCSF Bixby Center member Diana Greene Foster, PhD on receiving the Society of Family Planning's Robert A. Hatcher Family Planning Mentor Award.

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

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
 

Fellow in Family Planning