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Daniel Grossman, MD, ANSIRH Director. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion, Abortion access, Abortion bans, Abortion in Latin America, Abortion in South Africa, Abortion patient counseling, Abortion providers’ experiences, Abortion restrictions, Alternative models for providing medication abortion, Clinical abortion care, History of abortion, Later abortion, Low-income women and abortion, Medication abortion, Medication abortion "reversal," Medication abortion on college campuses, Public funding for abortion, Public policy and abortion, Safety of abortion, Self-managed abortion, Telemedicine provision of medication abortion, US FDA REMS on mifepristone

Contraception: ​Clinical contraceptive care, Contraception, Emergency contraception, Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), Over-the-counter (OTC) oral contraception, Post-abortion contraception, Post-partum contraception

Pregnancy: Miscarriage/early pregnancy loss

Diana Greene Foster, PhD, Director of Research. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion and economic outcomes, Abortion in Nepal, Consequences of being denied abortion, Later abortion, Second trimester abortion, Turnaway Study

Contraception: Contraceptive feature preferences, Woman-controlled methods, IUD self-removal

Pregnancy: Unintended pregnancy

Nancy Berglas, DrPH, Public Health Social Scientist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion facilities, Public policy and abortion

Contraception: Adolescent contraceptive use, Emergency contraception

Pregnancy: Pregnancy counseling, Adolescent reproductive health

M. Antonia Biggs, PhD, Social Psychologist Researcher. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion and mental health outcomes, Abortion in Latin America, Abortion stigma, Alternative models for providing medication abortion, Medication abortion

Contraception: Contraception in general, Emergency contraception

Pregnancy: Adolescent reproductive health

Carol Camlin, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor in Residence. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Reproductive Health: HIV/AIDS prevention, migration and mobility, gender, sexual and reproductive health, qualitative methods for implementation of science research, mixed research methods, social demography, sub-Saharan Africa, maternal health

Lori Freedman, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Sociologist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Clinician experiences with abortion care in training and practice

Religious healthcare: Religious restrictions on reproductive care in religious hospitals, miscarriage management, post-partum contraception and tubal-ligation

Carole Joffe, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion patient counseling, Abortion providers’ experiences, Criminalization of abortion, History of abortion, History of medication abortion, Public policy and abortion, The cultural war on abortion

Contraception: History of contraception

Feminism: History of feminism

Katrina Kimport, PhD, Associate Professor. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion bans, Abortion rights and marriage equality social movements, Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), Insurance for abortion, Later abortion, Mandatory ultrasound viewing

Contraception:Contraceptive counseling, Gender inequality and contraceptive burden

Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion bans, Criminalization of abortion, Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), Laws limiting provision of abortion to only physicians, Medication abortion “reversal,” Public policy and abortion

Maternal Health: Birth justice, Black maternal health, Doula care, Maternal mortality, Preterm birth, Reproductive justice

Lauren Ralph, PhD, MPH, Epidemiologist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Decision certainty, Parental consent, Parental notification, Safety of abortion

Contraception: Hormonal contraception and HIV

Pregnancy: Pregnancy decision-making, Adolescent reproductive health

Sarah Roberts, DrPH, Associate Professor. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion access, Abortion bans, Abortion facilities, Abortion patient counseling, Abortion restrictions, Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), Effect of abortion access on women’s lives, Later abortion, Public funding for abortion, Public policy and abortion, Relationship between abortion and substance abuse, Safety of abortion, Second trimester abortion

Pregnancy: Pregnancy decision-making

Substance use during pregnancy: Alcohol and drug use during pregnancy, Criminalization of pregnancy, Policies related to drug and alcohol use during pregnancy

Corinne Rocca, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Epidemiologist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion and mental health outcomes, Abortion decision rightness, Abortion in Nepal, Abortion regret, Consequences of being denied abortion, Effect of abortion access on women’s lives, Medication abortion in Nepal, Post-abortion emotions

Contraception: Contraception (general), Pregnancy preferences and contraception use

Pregnancy: Effects of pregnancy on women’s lives, Effects of unintended pregnancy on women’s lives, Measuring unintended pregnancy, Measuring pregnancy preferences/intention, Pregnancy decision-making

Gretchen Sisson, PhD, Sociologist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion in film, Abortion on television, Abortion in popular culture

Adoption: Adoption within reproductive health/reproductive justice, Adoption and pregnancy decision-making

Ushma Upadhyay, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Abortion access, Abortion bans, Abortion deserts, Abortion facilities, Abortion patient counseling, Abortion restrictions, Alternative models for providing medication abortion, Consequences of being denied abortion, Effect of abortion access on women’s lives, Emergency room visits following abortion, Funding for abortion, Later abortion, Medication abortion, Medication abortion on college campuses, Public funding for abortion, Public policy and abortion, Self-managed abortion, Telemedicine of medication abortion, US FDA REMS on mifepristone

Contraception: Self-injection of contraception

Other reproductive health: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health, Gender issues, Reproductive autonomy, Women's empowerment

Katie Woodruff, DrPH, Public Health Social Scientist. Request Contact
Some areas of expertise:

Abortion: Media reporting on abortion, Public policy and abortion, Relationship between abortion and substance abuse

Substance use during pregnancy: Alcohol, tobacco and drug use during pregnancy, Policies related to drug and alcohol use during pregnancy

Use of evidence in health policymaking: Research dissemination, Legislators' perspectives on evidence

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