Adolescent sexual health


Understanding how communities impact adolescent childbearing

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby Center research aims to understand community-level factors associated with the substantial decline in adolescent births in California from 2000-2014.

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.

New tools needed to make sure youth-friendly reproductive health services are effective

UCSF Bixby Center

Young people urgently need access to quality reproductive health services, yet they are often an underserved population.

Removing immigrant fathers harms sexual health and wellbeing of their daughters

UCSF Bixby Center
New research from Kate Coleman-Minahan of the University of Colorado School of Nursing and Goleen Samari of ANSIRH shows that policies that keep families together and give them access to employment directly affect children and adolescents. Exploitation of immigrants and policies that separate families undermine their sexual and reproductive health.

Parental notification law in Illinois has troubling consequences for minors

UCSF Bixby Center
A new study by UCSF’s ANSIRH and Institute for Health Policy Studies examines the impacts of the parental notification law in Illinois and shows that increased parental involvement did not increase parental support or the minor’s certainty about her decision.

Adolescent sexual health Resources


Assistant Professional Researcher, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

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

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Research Coordinator, Beyond the Pill Program

Senior Evaluator, Institute for Health Policy Studies