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Bixby members respond to Texas' abortion ban

UCSF Bixby Center
Bixby members are speaking out in the media about the crisis in Texas and the ways abortion bans harm people.

Even Texas allows abortions to protect a woman's life. Or does it?

New York Times
Carole Joffe and Jody Steinauer explain the problems with abortion ban exceptions to protect the life of a pregnant person and call for abortion access for all. 

Texas' abortion crisis proves the abortion pill needs to be in every drug store

NBC News
Daniel Grossman of ANSIRH called for over-the-counter access to medication abortion in response to increasing restrictions on abortion care.

Abortion clinics overcame unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic

UCSF Bixby Center
All health care providers have faced significant challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for in-person services had to be weighed against the need to protect patients and staff from the virus. Facilities that provide abortion experienced unique burdens on top of these challenges.

'Fetal heartbeat' isn't a clinical term—but it's still used in laws on abortion

NPR
Dr. Jennifer Kerns talked to NPR about the misleading use of the term "fetal heartbeat" by anti-abortion policymakers. 

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

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

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

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences 
Director of Research, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)