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July 2020

Food insecurity and postpartum stress among Kenyan women

UCSF Bixby Center
In new research, Bixby members explore patterns of food insecurity during pregnancy and postpartum and its relationship to postpartum stress in a region of Kenya with highly prevalent food insecurity and HIV.

The Supreme Court gave abortion-rights supporters a win, but those on both sides of the debate say the battle is far from over

Jody Steinauer and Dan Grossman talked to MarketWatch about the challenges ahead for abortion access after the Supreme Court's ruling in June Medical Services v. Russo.

On racism: A new standard for publishing on racial health inequities

Health Affairs
Bixby member Monica McLemore, Rhea Boyd, Edwin Lindo and Lachelle Weeks offer new rigorous standards for publishing on racial health inequities for researchers, journals and peer reviewers.

June 2020

The fight's not over. Doctors like me will continue pushing for abortion rights

Bixby director Dr. Jody Steinauer wrote about the role of abortion providers representing their patients in court and the flawed idea that abortion providers' interests are in conflict with their patients'.

Your boss's personal beliefs should not dictate your health care

Dr. Katie Brown wrote about the implications of Trump v. Pennsylvania for birth control access in Truthout.

Fighting racism in reproductive health

UCSF Bixby Center
Resources from Bixby members to better understand and address the myriad ways racism manifests in sexual and reproductive health.

Kenyan providers’ perceptions of communication and women’s autonomy during childbirth

UCSF Bixby Center

Effective communication, respecting women’s views and allowing them to make informed choices for themselves are vital components of person-centered care.

Study examines the lasting effects of having—or being denied—an abortion

Fresh Air
ANSIRH's Diana Greene Foster discussed her new book about the groundbreaking Turnaway Study on Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

Meet Dr. Patience Afulani, researcher giving voice to women’s experiences

UCSF Bixby Center
Working as a medical doctor in a hospital in Ghana helped spark Dr. Patience Afulani's interest in maternal and child health and how they’re impacted by women’s experiences.

They're doctors. They're also incredibly effective—and dangerous—anti-abortion advocates

Mother Jones
Dan Grossman of ANSIRH talked to Mother Jones about how opponents of abortion use bad science to advance their cause.