Heather Gould is the Project Director for the ADAPT (Attitudes and Decision-making after Pregnancy Test) Study. A founding staff member of the ANSIRH Program in 2002, Heather has co-designed, managed, and implemented sexual and reproductive health research studies for more than two decades. Heather has co-authored over 25 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals. Narratives from qualitative interviews she conducted are featured in The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, A Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having— or Being Denied— an Abortion. Prior to working in research, Heather worked in prenatal care, family planning, and abortion settings, experiences which continue to inform her work. Heather’s areas of interest include peoples’ pregnancy preferences and decision-making, access to reproductive health care, research ethics, and policies that advance reproductive justice more broadly. Heather received her MPH from the University of California, Berkeley, with a concentration on Maternal and Child Health.
August 4, 2021
Foster DG, Gould H, Biggs MA. Timing of Pregnancy Discovery Among Women Seeking Abortion. Contraception. August 2021; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2021.07.110. [Epub ahead of print]..
November 29, 2020
Rocca CH, Moseson H, Gould H, Foster DG, Kimport K. Emotions over five years after denial of abortion in the United States: Contextualizing the effects of abortion denial on women's health and lives. Social Science & Medicine. November 2020; 113567.
July 8, 2020
Rocca CH, Gould H. Desire to Avoid Pregnancy Scale_English. July 2020.
July 8, 2020
Rocca CH, Gould H. Desire to Avoid Pregnancy Scale_Spanish. July 2020.
January 13, 2020
Rocca CH, Samari G, Foster DG, Gould H, Kimport K. Emotions and decision rightness over five years following an abortion: An examination of decision difficulty and abortion stigma. Social Science & Medicine. January 2020; 248(2020):112704.