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Meet Dr. Ifeyinwa Asiodu, breastfeeding researcher centering Black women

UCSF Bixby Center
Dr. Ifeyinwa Asiodu’s research isn’t meant to sit in journals. “To know that my work is resonating with people and that they can use it to amplify and support the work they’re doing is one of the biggest motivating factors for me,” she says. “That’s why I do this work.”

Women giving birth in Uttar Pradesh, India, have worse experience at higher-level facilities

UCSF Bixby Center
New Bixby research looked at women’s experiences of patient-centered care in different facility types across the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Women entering prenatal care report unmet need for social services

UCSF Bixby Center
In a new study, ANSIRH conducted surveys and interviews with women entering prenatal care in Louisiana (a state with considerable restrictions on abortion) and Maryland (a state with almost no restrictions on the procedure) to understand their pregnancy intentions and health and social service needs.

We asked Black women how to tackle structural racism

Apolitical
Dr. Brittany Chambers writes about her research on structural racism and reproductive health, and the policy priorities her team is developing in partnership with Black women, in Apolitical's field guide on health equity and structural racism.

Subtle abuse affects women during childbirth

The Conversation
Patience Afulani writes about her research in Kenya, Ghana and India highlighting the importance of respectful maternity care in The Conversation.

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Health Economist, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Safe Motherhood Program
 

Academic Coordinator, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Francisco General Hospital

 

Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences