Sarah is a Project Director for a variety of research projects at ANSIRH that aim to expand access to reproductive health care in the U.S. and internationally. Her work focuses on measuring morbidity and mortality due to unintended pregnancy and unsafe abortion, evaluating the impact of abortion restrictions on women’s health and wellbeing, and designing and implementing new models for family planning and abortion service provision. Previously, Ms. Raifman managed the Global Turnaway Study at ANSIRH, completed a UCSF fellowship on international family planning advocacy, and conducted evaluations of the LifeWrap, a first aid device to prevent mortality and morbidity from postpartum hemorrhage. She began her work in reproductive health at the Population Council, where she evaluated community-based reproductive health programs in Africa and Asia. She brings significant experience in quantitative and qualitative research and program management, and is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations. She received her BA in Development Studies from Brown University and her MSc in Global Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.
April 5, 2021
Kaller S, Daniel S, Raifman S, Biggs MA, Grossman D. Pre-abortion informed consent through telemedicine vs. in person: Differences in patient demographics and visit satisfaction. Women's Health Issues. April 2021; [Epub ahead of print].
March 30, 2021
Raifman S, Baum SE, Kari White, Hopkins K, Ogburn T, Grossman D. Perspectives on self-managed abortion among providers in hospitals along the Texas-Mexico border. BMC Women's Health. March 2021; 21:132.
March 21, 2021
Raifman S, Sierra G, Grossman D, Baum SE, Hopkins K, Potter JE, Kari White. Border-state abortions increased for Texas residents after House Bill 2. Contraception. March 2021; [Epub ahead of print].
March 16, 2021
Raifman S, Biggs MA, Ralph LJ, Ehrenreich K, Grossman D. Exploring attitudes about the legality of self managed abortion in the US: Results from a nationally representative survey. Journal of Sexuality Research and Social Policy. March 2021; [Epub ahead of print].
March 10, 2021
Grossman D, Baba F, Kaller S, Biggs MA, Raifman S, Tanvi Gurazada, Rafie S, Averbach S, Meckstroth KR, Micks EA, Berry E, Raine-Bennett T, Creinin MD. Medication abortion with pharmacist dispensing of mifepristone. Obstetrics & Gynecology. March 2021; [Epub ahead of print].
December 18, 2020
Ralph LJ, Foster DG, Biggs MA, Samari G, Upadhyay UD, Gerdts C, Grossman D. Prevalence of self-managed abortion among women of reproductive age in the United States. JAMA. December 2020; 3(12):e2029245.