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November 2018

Meet Dr. Dominika Seidman, clinical researcher confronting complex problems

UCSF Bixby Center
An Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Dr. Dominika Seidman combines her work caring for patients with research to create big-picture change.

No evidence to support so-called “abortion reversal”

UCSF Bixby Center
In a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, ANSIRH’s Daniel Grossman and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Kari White make it clear that there is no evidence to support the effectiveness of “abortion reversal.”

Women’s physical and psychosocial health improves dramatically after fistula repair

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the Bixby Center and partners is the first to look at year-long trajectories of physical and psychosocial health after fistula repair surgery in Uganda.

October 2018

Neighborhoods matter: how neighborhoods impact adolescent health

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from the Institute for Health Policy Studies aims to provide a clearer understanding of the role of communities in shaping adolescents' health.

Women are virtually absent from newspaper coverage of abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New ANSIRH research analyzed stories from leading newspaper sources to better understand how news outlets discuss abortion.

Considering abortion is common among women seeking prenatal care

UCSF Bixby Center
Research on decision-making around abortion and the impact of abortion restrictions generally focuses on women who had an abortion or show up at an abortion clinic. New research from ANSIRH has added new dimension to these discussions by talking to women at prenatal clinics.

Beyond silence and inaction: responding to racism in the healthcare workforce

UCSF Bixby Center
Bixby member Dr. Andrea Jackson, along with colleagues Drs. Sara Whetstone and Ashish Premkumar, take on the pressing topic of racism in the healthcare workforce in a commentary for Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Women with more reproductive autonomy experience less abortion stigma

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from ANSIRH explores the relationship between abortion stigma and women’s levels of reproductive autonomy.

Exploring the links between social support and undesired pregnancy

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from UCSF, Ibis Reproductive Health and University of Michigan explores the potential links between social support for young women and undesired pregnancy.

Trump's latest immigration proposal is a looming public health crisis

The Washington Post
Goleen Samari argues that the Trump administration's proposed new "public charge" rule that would punish legal immigrants for accessing basic needs programs is a looming public health crisis.