4241.0 Pivotal research on denial of abortion care: UCSF turnaway studies, part 2

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Panel Discussion
This groundbreaking series of high quality research projects combine to tell a story about what happens when women are denied abortion care. The UCSF Bixby Center's ANSIRH Project has tackled a difficult topic with scientific credibility and skill, and the collective message that emerges is a story all public health advocates need to tell.
Session Objectives: Participants in the Turn-Away Studies panel will be able to explain and discuss the impact on women of being denied abortion care in the US.

Receiving versus being denied an abortion and subsequent drug use
Sarah C. M. Roberts, DrPH, Corinne Rocca, PhD, MPH and Diana Greene Foster, PhD
Socioeconomic consequences of abortion compared to unwanted birth
Diana Greene Foster, PhD, Sarah C. M. Roberts, DrPH and Jane Mauldon, PhD
Faith and Abortion Stigma: Findings from the Abortion Stigma Scale
Kate Cockrill, MPH, Diana Greene Foster, PhD, Janet Turan, PhD, MPH and Ushma Upadhyay, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)