Monica McLemore is currently a tenured full professor at the University of Washington in the Schools of Nursing and Public Health. Prior to her departure from UCSF, she was a tenured associate professor in the Family Health Care Nursing Department and an affiliated investigator with Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health. She currently holds the Thelma Shobe Endowed Chair. She retired from active clinical practice after a 28-year clinical nursing career in 2019; however, continues to provide flu and COVID-19 vaccines. Her program of research is focused on understanding reproductive health and justice. To date, she has 96 peer reviewed articles, OpEds and commentaries and her research has been cited in four amicus briefs to the Supreme Court of the United States, three National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine reports, and a data visualization project in the 2019 Future of Medicine edition of Scientific American.
February 2, 2023
Alspaugh A, Suárez-Baquero D, Mehra R, Nikki Lanshaw, MPH, Joseph J, Combs M, Spiller K, McLemore MR, Franck LS. “Patients want to see people that look like them”: Aspiring midwives of color as resistance to racism through concordant care in the United States. SSM - Qualitative Research in Health. February 2023; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmqr.2023.100226.
January 10, 2023
Mehra R, Alspaugh A, Dunn JT, Franck LS, McLemore MR, Keene DE, Kershaw TS, Ickovics JR. “‘Oh gosh, why go?’ cause they are going to look at me and not hire”: intersectional experiences of black women navigating employment during pregnancy and parenting. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. January 2023; https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05268-9.
November 4, 2022
Golden B, Asiodu I, Franck LS, Ofori-Parku CY, Suárez-Baquero D, Youngston T, McLemore MR. Emerging approaches to redressing multi-level racism and reproductive health disparities. npj Digital Medicine. November 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41746-022-00718-2.
October 27, 2022
Ogbu-Nwobodo L, Shim R, Vinson SY, Fitelson EM, Biggs MA, McLemore MR, Thomas M, Godzich M, Mangurian C. Mental Health Implications of Abortion Restrictions for Historically Marginalized Populations. New England Journal of Medicine. October 2022; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMms2211124.
September 28, 2022
McLemore MR, Robles J, Schubert KG, Whitt-Glover MC. How a Public Health Crisis Created an Impetus for Change: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's National Commission to Transform Public Health Data Systems. Health Equity. September 2022; DOI: 10.1089/heq.2022.29014.rtd.
September 1, 2022
Chen Z, Ma G, Zhang X, McLemore MR. Editorial: Community Engagement Is Key to Promoting Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Health. Health Equity. September 2022; DOI: 10.1089/heq.2022.0124.