Racial/ethnic differences in young women’s STI prevention strategies

UCSF Bixby Center

A new study finds that over 90 percent of young women report using at least one strategy to protect themselves from acquiring sexual

Providers as partners in contraceptive decision-making

UCSF Bixby Center
A new UCSF study finds that women choosing a birth control method are most satisfied with their decision-making process when their provider is engaged but not overbearing. Women who felt they shared in their contraceptive decision with their provider were most satisfied with both the decision-making process and the contraceptive method they selected.

How do Catholic hospitals handle reproductive health referrals?

UCSF Bixby Center

Catholic hospitals account for 15 percent of all acute care hospitals in the United States.

Maricianah Onono named a 120 Under 40 Family Planning Leader

UCSF Bixby Center
Long-time Bixby collaborator Dr. Maricianah Onono has been named a 2016 winner of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders.

Removing barriers to women’s birth control access

UCSF Bixby Center

Injectable contraception has been used by nearly one in four United States women at some point in their lives.

Contraception Resources

These resources from the UCSF Bixby Center touch on our main research, health care and policy priorities.


Associate Researcher, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences​
Senior Researcher, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Project Director, Beyond the Pill Program

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Co-Director, KEMRI-UCSF Infectious Disease Research Training Program
Principal Research Officer, Center for Microbiology Research, KEMRI

Research Analyst, Beyond the Pill Program