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March 2020

What "crisis pregnancy centers" really do

Vox covers new research by ANSIRH's Katrina Kimport exploring why women go to crisis pregnancy centers.

Do no harm: Bixby members work to deliver patient-centered care to women worldwide

UCSF Bixby Center
In honor of International Women's Day, the UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences profiled the work of 3 Bixby members bringing patient-centered care to women around the world.

February 2020

No, abortion providers aren't craven opportunists. They care for their patients.

Washington Post
Carole Joffe of ANSIRH and David Cohen write about the misguided idea that abortion providers shouldn't be able to represent their patients in court in the Washington Post.

Obstetricians clash over Nebraska bill that would ban second-trimester abortion method

Omaha World-Herald
Bixby director Dr. Jody Steinauer testified against a ban on a common, safe 2nd-trimester abortion method in her home state of Nebraska.

Storytellers experience both harassment and empowerment after sharing abortion stories publicly

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH explored the experiences of people who shared their abortion stories publicly.

How to make PrEP more youth-friendly in Kenya and Uganda

UCSF Bixby Center
The SEARCH team held focus groups of young men and young women age 15-24 in the study’s communities in Kenya and Uganda to deepen understanding of their demand and uptake of PrEP.

Black women in poor neighborhoods more likely to experience interpersonal racism

UCSF Bixby Center
New research led by Brittany Chambers looks and pregnant and early postpartum Black women’s exposure to structural racism and self-reported experience of racial discrimination and how those two are related.

January 2020

Being denied an abortion has a devastating financial impact, a new study says

As new legislation seeks to tighten abortion access across the United States, new research shows that people who are turned away from abortion clinics face an uphill battle afterwards.

Perceived abortion stigma and psychological well-being after receiving or being denied an abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
As part of the Turnaway Study, ANSIRH examined perceived abortion stigma among people who obtained an abortion near a facility’s gestational limit and among people who were denied an abortion because they were past the facility’s gestational limit, and followed both groups over five years.

California calls itself a 'reproductive freedom' state. Here's how it can make good on that

Los Angeles Times
Dr. Daniel Grossman of ANSIRH outlines ways California can help address the restrictive national landscape for abortion access.