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An overwhelming majority of women who have an abortion say the decision was right for them 5 years later

UCSF Bixby Center
As part of the Turnaway Study, a five-year study examining the health and socioeconomic consequences of having an abortion in the US, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health examined decision rightness and emotional outcomes prospectively over time.

Scientific evidence is less important than stories in shaping state legislators’ abortion policy decisions

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study from ANSIRH explored whether and how state legislators use the large body of evidence around abortion and its safety when making policy decisions.

How TV shows depicted abortion in 2019

UCSF Bixby Center
In 2019, ANSIRH documented 43 abortion depictions on television—more than they’ve seen in any previous year.

Medical and midwifery students in Chile want their university to provide abortion training

UCSF Bixby Center
ANSIRH researchers examined medical and midwifery students’ attitudes toward providing abortion care soon after abortion was decriminalized.

Understanding the relationship between provider race and plans to provide abortion

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to understand racial differences in ob/gyn residents’ plans to provide abortion care after their residency training.

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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)