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SFP research grant awards

Grants awarded in 2017

Large research grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Who is missing? A qualitative examination of the potential impact of selection bias in clinic-based studies of abortion
Kelly Blanchard, MSc, Ibis Reproductive Health

Understanding and addressing the needs of abortion patients who use opioids: a mixed-methods study
Kari Braaten, MD, MPH, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Abortion in Mexico: responding to advocacy needs for evidence
Blair Darney, PhD, MPH, Oregon Health & Sciences University

PARRCH 2: A qualitative follow-up to the Patient Awareness of Religious Restrictions in Catholic Healthcare survey
Lori Freedman, PhD, ANSIRH/University of California, San Francisco

Debunking myths about contraceptive safety among women in Kingston, Jamaica: randomized controlled trial
Maria Gallo, PhD, The Ohio State University

Patient experiences with pharmacist prescribing of hormonal contraception in California
Kate Grindlay, MSPH, Ibis Reproductive Health, Inc.

Impact of innovative health care policies on abortion access for Oregon women enrolled in Medicaid
S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH, Oregon State University

Investigating women’s experiences and clinical outcomes of advanced abortion
Katrina Kimport, PhD, ANSIRH/University of California, San Francisco

Measuring autonomy: an overlooked dimension in contraceptive indicators
Ana Langer, MD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Testing the ARCHES intervention to improve reproductive health among abortion clients experiencing intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion in Bangladesh
Erin Pearson, PhD, MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Assessing implementation and provision of family planning services for women incarcerated at Rikers Island Jail Complex
Dana Schonberg, MD, MPH, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Assessing life course impacts of expanded access to LARCs in Colorado
Amanda Stevenson, PhD, University of Colorado Boulder

Women's experiences with pregnancy decision making and care in the criminal justice system
Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Increasing Delivery of Early Abortion Services: the IDEAS Study
Katharine White, MD, MPH, Boston Medical Center

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Access to and utilization of contraceptive and abortion services among transmasculine individuals
Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Enhancing autonomy, improving access, and reducing disparities for postpartum sterilization
Kavita Arora, MD, MBE, MetroHealth Medical Center–Case Western Reserve University

What women can teach us about maternal morbidity and mortality prevention in Botswana: trajectories from unplanned pregnancy to post-abortion care
Kristen Daskilewicz, MPH, University of Cape Town

Exploring barriers and facilitators to medical abortion practice: a qualitative study with Canadian healthcare providers who choose not to provide mifepristone
Sarah Munro, PhD, University of British Columbia

State abortion access restrictions and their relationship to infant health: US, 1999 Ð 2014
Whitney Rice, DrPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Student experiences with abortion training: a qualitative study
Katherine Rivlin, MD, MSc, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) grants
($150,000 maximum award)

Developing patient-centered approaches to sterilization under Medicaid: a community-based participatory approach
Priya Batra, MD, MS, University of California, Riverside–Center for Healthy Communities, School of Medicine

Trust Black women: listen to us about our reproductive lives
Caitlin Gerdts, PhD, Ibis Reproductive Health

Exploring best practices and evaluating outcomes in community-based abortion care outside the formal health care system in the United States
Sarah Prager, MD, MAS, University of Washington

 

Career development awards

Junior investigator grant
($250,000 maximum award)

Very early abortion: cervical biomarkers for pregnancy localization
Maureen Baldwin, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University

Understanding adoption within abortion politics and provision
Gretchen Sisson, PhD, ANSIRH/University of California, San Francisco

Midcareer/mentor grants
($80,000 maximum award)

Development of Harvard medical student abortion training opportunities as a means of expanding abortion provision and support beyond obstetrics and gynecology
Deborah Bartz, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Translational research in family planning: fueling the pipeline
Courtney Schreiber, MD, MPH, University of Pennsylvania

Trainee grants
($7,500 maximum award)

Abortion referrals in Pennsylvania public four year colleges’ student health centers: a prospective study
Priyanka Anand, BA, BS, University of Pennsylvania

Patient-centered care in Haiti
Emily Hall, RN, MSN, MPH, University of California, San Francisco

Shifting abortion attitudes using an empathy-based media intervention: a randomized control study
Mary Hunt, MS, University of Arkansas

Understanding pregnancy intentions and attitudes towards contraception and abortion among male juvenile justice involved youth (JJIY)
Maria Catrina Jaime, MPH, PhD(c), University of California, Davis

Exploring women’s experiences using mifepristone in Ontario
Kathryn LaRoche, PhD(c), University of Ottawa

Women’s experiences traveling to California from out of state to receive abortion services
Blair McNamara, BS, Yale University

Hyde and go seek funding: a mixed-methods study of abortion funds in the United States
Ariella Messing. BA, Johns Hopkins University

Characterizing longitudinal patterns of unmet need for family planning and estimating the effect of fertility intentions on retention in care among HIV-infected women on ART in South Africa
Katherine Rucinski, MPH, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LARC coverage and out-of-pocket costs within 60 days postpartum among commercially-insured women
Ann Soliman, BS, University of Michigan

Assessment of barriers to access of emergency contraception for sexual assault survivors in Alabama
Michelle Wang, AB, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Feasibility of an immersive virtual reality intervention for first trimester abortion: a pilot study
Shiliang Zhang, BS, University of California, Los Angeles

Interdisciplinary Innovation (I2) Phase 1 (planning) grants
($25,000 maximum award)

Reproductive health access among transgender and gender expansive individuals
Sarah Baum, MPH, Ibis Reproductive Health

Determining risky sexual behaviors and reproductive health needs of opiate-using women in rural Appalachia: a secondary data analysis
Gretchen Ely, PhD, State University of New York

Interdisciplinary Innovation: Abortion 2.0 Understanding the patient experience with abortion on the internet
Leo Han, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Sciences University

Abortion stigma reduction at the population level: development of a mass media intervention
Elizabeth Janiak, ScD, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Integrating family planning services into homeless health care and addiction services in San Francisco
Sara Newmann, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco

Applying ECHO to developing a reproductive & sexual health education model in El Salvador
Brenda Pereda, MD MBBS, University of New Mexico

Interdisciplinary Innovation (I2) Phase 2 grants
($75,000 maximum award)

Understanding why teen pregnancies are more common among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth compared to heterosexuals
Brittany Charlton, ScD, MSc, Boston Children’s Hospital

Building a national contraceptive registry for multiple complex medical conditions: a pilot proposal focusing on cystic fibrosis
Emily Godfrey, MD, MPH, University of Washington

Increasing knowledge and uptake of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in women: a community-engaged approach to inform a PrEP intervention for HIV-vulnerable women in Chicago
Sadia Haider, MD, MPH, The University of Chicago

Documenting contraceptive contexts and norms among adult sexual minority women: a critical step in improving care and reducing unintended pregnancy risk
Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Religious healthcare systems and the impact on sexual and reproductive health service delivery in the Chicago metropolitan area–Phase 2
Debra Stulberg, MD, University of Chicago

(Family) planning ahead: pilot testing a patient decision aid on postpartum contraception
Rachel Thompson, PhD, Dartmouth College

Grants awarded in 2016

Large research grants
($250,000 maximum award)

Stages of change: a patient-centered study on LARC removal
Liza Fuentes, PhD, Guttmacher Institute
Amount awarded: $250,000

Understanding abortion seeking and care outside of legal public sector services in South Africa: Testing the potential of respondent-driven sampling (RDS)
Caitlin Gerdts, PhD, MHS, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $249,729

Moving beyond unintended pregnancy: a national study of prospective pregnancy desires and acceptability
Anu Gomez, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Amount awarded: $120,000

Undue? Quantifying the burden of a restrictive abortion law on Texas women
Vinita Goyal, MD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $119,995

Describing the impact of parental involvement laws for minors seeking abortion care: the case of Massachusetts
Elizabeth Janiak, ScD, MA, MSc, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $109,657

Immediate postpartum contraceptive implant placement and breastfeeding success in women at risk for low milk supply: a randomized non-inferiority trial
Erika Levi, MD, MPH, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Amount awarded: $239,798

ACCeSS (Adolescent Capacity for Contraceptive Self Screening) Project
Mary Ott, MD, MA, Indiana University
Amount awarded: $250,000

Cost and complications of abortion in ambulatory surgery centers vs. offices/clinics
Sarah Roberts, DrPH, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $236,669

Emergency department visits and major complications after abortion: analysis of a nationwide emergency department sample
Ushma Upadhyay, PhD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $120,000

TOTAL large grants: $1,949,699

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Family planning among homeless youth: the role of social network norms and social support
Stephanie Begun, PhD(c), MSW, University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work
Amount awarded: $14,477

Developing an evidence-based IUD self-removal guide: A pilot study
Lyndsey Benson, MD, MS, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $14,984

Refining milestones for the Fellowship in Family Planning using a Delphi approach
Sabrina Holmquist, MD, MPH, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $14,948

The effect of isotretinoin on the etonogestrel implant
Aaron Lazorwitz, MD, University of Colorado Denver
Amount awarded: $15,000

Assessing the reproductive health needs of Burmese refugees in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kate MacFarlane, MSc(c), Cambridge Reproductive Health Consultants
Amount awarded: $15,000

Assessing South Carolina Medicaid recipients' experiences with the promotion of immediate post-partum insertion of long-acting reversible contraceptives
Emily Mann, PhD, University of South Carolina
Amount awarded: $14,969

Developing and testing novel measures of misoprostol use for induced abortion using the list experiment in Pakistan
Erin Pearson, PhD, MPH, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $15,000

Involving parents in adolescent contraceptive decision-making: a feasibility study
Julia Potter, MD, Boston University Medical Center
Amount awarded: $14,958

Birth control tales: development and testing of theory-based contraception educational comics for young adults
Aparna Sridhar, MD, MPH, University of California, Los Angeles
Amount awarded: $13,750

TOTAL small grants: $133,086

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) grants
($150,000 maximum award)

Understanding and tailoring pregnancy intention screening tools through community-based participatory research (CBPR) with Latina women
Samantha Garbers, PhD, Public Health Solutions
Amount awarded: $150,000

Creating youth-informed and youth-centered pharmacy access to contraception in Washington, DC
Kate Grindlay, MSPH, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $149,815

Breaking barriers to contraceptive access among recent Latino immigrants in South Carolina: A community based participatory research study
Emily Mann, PhD, University of South Carolina
Amount awarded: $147,793

Expanding reproductive healthcare access for adolescents in primary care settings at a community health center: a CBPR project
Reni Soon, MD, MPH, University of Hawaii
Amount awarded: $150,000

TOTAL CBPR grants: $597,608

 

Career development awards

Junior investigator award
($260,000 maximum award)

Making equitable choice a reality: towards safe, effective, and supported medical abortion outside the formal healthcare setting in the United States
Abigail Aiken, MD, PhD, MPH, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $240,800

Providing solutions to inadequate family planning and abortion training at U.S. OB-GYN residency programs affiliated with restrictive faith-based hospitals
Maryam Guiahi, MD, MSc, University of Colorado Denver
Amount awarded: $260,000

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $520,000

Midcareer/mentor grants
($80,000 maximum award)

Supporting a new generation of social scientists in abortion and contraception research
Angel Foster, MD, DPhil, AM, University of Ottawa
Amount awarded: $80,000

Developing early-stage investigators to meet the Society of Family Planning research priorities
Bliss Kaneshiro, MD, MPH, University of Hawaii
Amount awarded: $79,955

TOTAL Midcareer/mentor awards: $159,955

Trainee grants
($7,500 maximum award)

Tamoxifen to reduce unscheduled bleeding in new users of the Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)
Megan Cohen, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $6,743

Pro-voice: women's and health professionals' priorities for communication and decision support about early abortion methods
Kyla Donnelly, MPH, Trustees of Dartmouth College
Amount awarded: $7,500

Video versus conversational contraceptive counseling during maternity hospitalization: a randomized trial
Alyssa Hersh, BA, BS, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $7,500

Method-specific barriers and facilitators: a novel evaluation of contraceptive use in Malawi
Sarah Huber, MSW, MPA, The Ohio State University
Amount awarded: $7,500

The effect of dolutegravir-based ART on serum etonogestrel levels in HIV-infected women using contraceptive implants in Botswana
Serena Liu, BS, Columbia University
Amount awarded: $7,500

Do women traveling greater distances to obtain abortion services experience undue burden?
Sarah Peterson, MD, University of Colorado Denver
Amount awarded: $7,500

Reproductive planning, pregnancy intention, ambivalence, and health care experiences: a qualitative study
Lindsay Stevens, MA, Rutgers University
Amount awarded: $6,655

A comprehensive family planning needs assessment for syringe exchange program participants in Hawaii
Mary Tschann, MPH, University of Hawaii
Amount awarded: $7,479

Exploring the impact of federal regulations on abortion research
Nisha Verma, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Amount awarded: $7,500

The role of evidence in shaping reproductive health policy in the U.S.
Katie Woodruff, MPH, University of California Berkeley School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $7,500

TOTAL Trainee awards: $73,377

Interdisciplinary Innovation (I2) Phase 1 (planning) grants
($25,000 maximum award)

Abstracts not available for planning grants.

Understanding why teen pregnancies are more common among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth compared to heterosexuals
Brittany Charlton, ScD, MSc, Boston Children's Hospital
Amount awarded: $25,000

Building a national contraceptive registry for multiple complex medical conditions: improving contraceptive care for women through engagement
Emily Godfrey, MD, MPH, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $25,000

Improving the provision of reproductive and sexual health services to women living with and affected by HIV in the Midwest: a community-academic partnership
Sadia Haider, MD, MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amount awarded: $24,991

Understanding family planning disparities among sexual minority women: a critical first step for improving contraceptive care
Sadia Haider, MD, MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amount awarded: $25,000

Religious healthcare systems and the impact on reproductive health service delivery in the Chicago metropolitan area
Debra Stulberg, MD, MAPP, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $25,000

(Family) planning ahead: adopting user-centered design to enable patient-centered decision-making about postpartum contraception
Rachel Thompson, PhD, Trustees of Dartmouth College
Amount awarded: $24,998

TOTAL I2 Phase 1 grants: $149,989

Interdisciplinary Innovation (I2) Phase 2 grants
($75,000 maximum award)

Improving adolescent reproductive health through online family engagement: Developing the ‘Parents are TALKING’ website
Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, FACOG, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount awarded: $75,000

Contraceptive services in the safety net: Interdisciplinary innovations in using EHR data to study the impact of the ACA
Blair Darney, PhD, MPH, Oregon Health and Science University
Amount awarded: $75,000

Serious games for serious issues: reducing high-risk sexual behavior in adolescents through a mobile phone game
Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, Yale School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $74,995

Out of the margins: dismantling stigma and disrupting stereotypes of abortion providers
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $75,000

Client and provider perspectives on reproductive intention screening during the primary care encounter: using a reproductive justice framework to strengthen reproductive health services in primary care in New York Phase II
Heidi Jones, PhD, MPH, CUNY School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $75,000

TOTAL I2 Phase 2 grants: $374,995

TOTAL SFP RESEARCH FUND GRANTS FOR 2016: $3,958,709

Grants awarded in 2015

Multisite grant
($1,000,000 maximum award)

Non-surgical alternatives to treatment of failed medical abortion: A randomized placebo-controlled trial
Tara Shochet, PhD, MPH, Gynuity Health Projects/National Abortion Federation
Amount awarded: $970,141

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) grants
($150,000 maximum award)

The Affordable Care Act and access to family planning and abortion in California’s Central Valley: A community-based participatory research study
Anu Gomez, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Amount awarded: $150,000

Asking the community: How can we improve contraceptive conversations between young women and their providers?
Brooke Levandowski, PhD, MPA, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Amount awarded: $149,982

Understanding men’s support of family planning and abortion in Northern Ghana
Heather Marlow, PhD, MPH, Ipas
Amount awarded: $146,470

TOTAL CBPR grants: $446,452

Interdisciplinary Innovation (I2) grants
($25,000 maximum award)

Abstracts not available for planning grants.

Improving adolescent reproductive health through online family engagement: Developing the ‘Parents are TALKING’ website
Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount awarded: $25,000

Contraceptive services in the safety net: Interdisciplinary innovations in using EHR data to study the impact of the ACA
Blair Darney, PhD, MPH, Oregon Health and Science University
Amount awarded: $25,000

Serious games for serious issues: Reducing high-risk sexual behavior in adolescents through a mobile game app
Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, Yale School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $22,199

Mobilizing abortion providers’ stories to reduce abortion stigma and legal restrictions on abortion
Lisa Harris, MD, PhD, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $25,000

Using a reproductive justice framework to integrate reproductive health services and primary care in New York
Heidi E. Jones, PhD, MPH, Hunter College, CUNY School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $24,998

Planning for the CONNECT study: Integrating family planning into community services for women experiencing intimate partner violence
Wendy V. Norman, MD, MHSc, University of British Columbia
Amount awarded: $25,000

TOTAL I2 grants: $147,197

Large research grants
($250,000 maximum award)

Regulation of conscientious objection to abortion: an international comparative multiple-case study
Wendy Chavkin, MD, MPH, Physicians for Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $117,000

Investigating contraceptives’ post-fertilization mechanism of action on the endometrium
Philip Darney, MD, MS, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $115,688

Determining the impact of combined hormonal contraceptives on ulipristal acetate
Alison Edelman, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $205,580

Access denied: Understanding the experiences of Burmese women who are unable to obtain a legal abortion in Thailand
Angel Foster, DPhil, MD, AM, Cambridge Reproductive Health Consultants
Amount awarded: $95,000

Patient awareness of religious restrictions in Catholic healthcare—PARRCH Survey
Lori Freedman, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $250,000

Patient-centered contraceptive care: Women’s autonomy in contraceptive decision-making
Cynthia Harper, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $120,000

Contraception and sexual acceptability: Measuring a key patient-centered aspect of contraceptive satisfaction and continuation
Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH, University of Wisconsin
Amount awarded: $120,000

Moving targets: (In)stability in U.S. women’s fertility intentions and pregnancy attitudes
Rachel Jones, PhD, Guttmacher Institute
Amount awarded: $118,438

Intrafetal digoxin as an adjuvant for dilation and evacuation at 20 to 24 weeks’ gestation: a placebo-controlled, double-blinded randomized controlled trial
Jennifer Kerns, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $250,000

Investigating a masculinities-based approach to increase male acceptance of family planning in Kenya
Sara Newmann, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $248,684

Developing and evaluating a community-based stigma reduction strategy in Mbarara, Uganda
Kristen Shellenberg, MPH, PHD, Ipas
Amount awarded: $250,000

Highly Effective Reversible Contraception Initiative - Salt Lake: A prospective cohort examining the social and economic impact of removing cost barriers to intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants
David Turok, MD, University of Utah
Amount awarded: $250,000

TOTAL large grants: $2,140,390

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

A randomized double-blinded comparison of 24-hour interval-mifepristone and buccal misoprostol versus mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol for cervical preparation in second-trimester surgical abortion
Frances Casey, MD, MPH, VCU Medical Center
Amount awarded: $15,000

Sexual orientation disparities in contraceptive use and abortion care
Brittany Charlton, MSc, ScD, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital
Amount awarded: $15,000

Auricular acupuncture as an adjunct for pain management during first trimester suction aspiration: a feasibility study
Antoinette Danvers, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Amount awarded: $15,000

Measurement of individual-level abortion stigma resulting from Pennsylvania state-mandated abortion consent language: A pilot randomized controlled trial
Elizabeth Gurney, MD, MPH, University of Pennsylvania
Amount awarded: $15,000

Exploring anal sex among young women: A qualitative study
Luciana Hebert, PhD, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $14,919

Markers of increased HIV susceptibility in the setting of medroxyprogesterone and progesterone: A pilot study
Dominika Seidman, MD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $14,993

TOTAL small grants: $89,912

 

Career development awards

Junior investigator award
($260,000 maximum award)

Evidence, rigor, and strategy: Building a program of research to inform abortion policy in Latin America
Blair Darney, PhD, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $259,383

National statistics on abortion and pregnancy in prison
Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $259,615

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $518,998

Midcareer/mentor grants
($80,000 maximum award)

Translating evidence-based family planning research into primary care clinical settings
Emily Godfrey, MD, MPH, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $80,000

Mentorship of preclinical medical students in family planning research
Kristina Tocce, MD, MPH, University of Colorado
Amount awarded: $80,000

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $160,000

Trainee grants
($7,500 maximum award)

Exploring the abortion experiences of Punjabi women in Ontario
Prabjyot Chahil, BHSc, University of Ottawa
Amount awarded: $4,000

When do women decide to undergo sterilization? A qualitative study to evaluate the utility of the federally-mandated Medicaid waiting period
Olivia Foley, BA, Harvard Medical School
Amount awarded: $7,402

BMI as predictor of adverse outcomes with intravenous sedation during surgical abortion
Gillian Horwitz, BS, Harvard Medical School
Amount awarded: $7,476

The effect of carbamazepine on the etonogestrel contraceptive implant
Aaron Lazorwitz, MD, University of Colorado
Amount awarded: $7,211

Abortion providers’ experiences with and management of stigmatization in freestanding and hospital-based clinics
Molly Murphy, MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amount awarded: $7,500

Beyond the clinic: Preferences, motivations and experiences with alternative abortion care in the United States
Alison Ojanen-Goldsmith, MSW, MPHc, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $7,500

Examining the social context of reproductive health behavior and outcomes
Whitney Smith, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Amount awarded: $7,500

Planning the unplanned pregnancy: Examining the history of pregnancy intention in 20th-century America
Lisa Stern, RN, MSN, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $6,466

Understanding sex-selective abortion, perceived access, and stigma in northern Vietnam
Emily Treleaven, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $6,472

TOTAL Trainee awards: $61,527

TOTAL SFP RESEARCH FUND GRANTS FOR 2015: $4,534,617

Grants awarded in 2014

Large research grants
($250,000 maximum award)

Outcomes of very early medical and surgical abortion: correlates of success and role of tissue evaluation
Maureen Baldwin, MD MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $244,717

Increasing the uptake of postpartum long-acting reversible contraception: A novel approach at the well baby visit
Sadia Haider, MD, MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amount awarded: $236,910

Bringing more evidence into contraceptive counseling: Building a new provider tool to tailor predictions of contraceptive outcomes to patient sub-populations
Caroline Moreau, MD, MPH, PhD, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Amount awarded: $249,984

TOTAL large grants ($250,000 maximum category): $731,611

Large research grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Helping women choose between local anesthesia alone and IV sedation for first-trimester surgical abortion
Rebecca Allen, MD, MPH, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, Inc.
Amount awarded: $119,948

Contraception counseling at the time of first trimester abortion: What do women want?
Catherine Cansino, MD, MPH, University of California, Davis
Amount awarded: $100,398
See also executive summary.

Misoprostol dose and timing before surgical abortion at 13 to 16 weeks' gestation: A randomized trial
Gillian Dean, MD, MPH, Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.
Amount awarded: $120,000

Understanding patient experiences with obstetric care in Catholic health care facilities
Lori Freedman, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $117,674
See also executive summary.

Exploring the impact of stigma among abortion services leaders
Marji Gold, MD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Amount awarded: $50,632

Comparing contraceptive choices and continuation among post-abortion patients with and without free access to long-acting reversible contraception
Vinita Goyal, MD, MPH, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $119,999

US servicewomen's experiences obtaining abortion care
Kate Grindlay, MSPH, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $52,282

Obstetrician-gynecologists' practices related to long-acting contraception and abortion: A national survey
Daniel Grossman, MD, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $119,774

Stigma and adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Ghana
Kelli Hall, PhD, MS, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $120,000

Provider experience in establishing hospital-based second trimester surgical abortion services: A qualitative study
Sabrina Holmquist, MD, MPH, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $119,840

Responding to crisis: Abortion providers and current restrictions on abortion care
Sarah Roberts, DrPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $93,793

Distance to an abortion provider and source of post-abortion care: Evidence from the Medi-Cal program
Ushma Upadhyay, PhD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $93,169
See also executive summary.

TOTAL large grants ($120,000 maximum category): $1,227,509

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Access to reproductive health services among American Indian women: A qualitative study
Sarah Baum, MPH, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $15,000

The intimate link: Documenting contraceptive sex-acceptability among new IUD and implant users
Jenny Higgins, PhD, MPH, University of Wisconsin
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Assessing acceptability, benefits and satisfaction with the levonorgestrel-containing intrauterine system as a contraceptive method for women initiating chemotherapy
Melody Hou, MD MPH, University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $14,982
See also executive summary.

Umbilical cord injection to induce fetal demise at the time of second-trimester abortion (no abstract posted)
Siripanth Nippita, MD, MS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Amount awarded: $15,000

The Birth Control Project: A longitudinal study of women's contraception use and sexual health
Nicole Smith, PhD, MPH, Princeton University
Amount awarded: $14,999
See also executive summary.

Validity of the retrospective reproductive calendar instrument in developing countries: findings from a prospective and longitudinal study
Katherine Tumlinson, MA, Princeton University
Amount awarded: $15,000

TOTAL small grants: $89,981

 

Career development awards

Junior investigator award
($130,000 maximum award)

A pilot assessment of job stress among the non-physician clinical abortion workforce
Elizabeth Janiak, MA, MSc, The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc
Amount awarded: $128,037

Learning from the divergent successes of the prochoice and gay & lesbian rights movements
Katrina Kimport, PhD, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $126,836

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $254,873

Midcareer/mentor grants
($40,000 maximum award)

Combining research, mentorship and advocacy to improve reproductive health in special populations
Anne Davis, MD, MPH, Columbia University
Amount awarded: $40,000

The research mentorship toolkit: Development of an online resource for members of the Society of Family Planning
Jeanelle Sheeder, MSPH, PhD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $40,000

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $80,000

Trainee grants
($5,000 maximum award)

MiLARC: A pilot web-based intervention to increase acceptability and knowledge of long acting reversible contraceptives among university students
Amy Caldwell, BS, MD Candidate, Regents of the University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $5,000

Long-acting reversible contraceptive use in women with medical comorbidities
Lucy Fu, BS, MD Candidate, Emory University School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $4800

Emergency contraception in post-conflict Somalia: Assessing awareness and perceptions of need
Faduma Gure, HBSc, MSc Candidate, University of Ottawa
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

A survey of adolescents' attitudes toward over-the-counter access to oral contraceptive pills
Ruth Manski, BA, Emory University
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

How might Canadian women talk about peri-coital contraception?
Simone Parniak, BHSc, University of Ottawa
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

A reproductive health needs assessment in Peri-Urban Yangon, Myanmar
Grace Sheehy, MSc Candidate, the University of Ottawa
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Trainee awards: $29,800

TOTAL SFP RESEARCH FUND GRANTS FOR 2014: $2,413,774

Grants awarded in 2013

Large research grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Use of an algorithm to determine IV sedation dosing during first-trimester surgical abortion
Kari Braaten, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $119,318
See also executive summary.

Laminaria compared to Dilapan-S for cervical preparation
Ila Dayananda, Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.
Amount awarded: $120,000

The Turnaway Study
Diana Foster, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $119,946
See also executive summary.

Doctors as messengers: Mobilizing physicians across all medical specialties to respond to state level abortion restrictions
Lisa Harris, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $47,315
See also executive summary.

Extending the interval of action and effectiveness of the emergency contraceptive ulipristal acetate
Jon Hennebold, Oregon National Primate Center/Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $46,949
See also executive summary.

Demand for postpartum contraception in Texas
Joseph Potter, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $120,000

Expanding access to medication abortion through pharmacies in Nepal
Corinne Rocca, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $120,000

Bringing medical abortion closer to women: Accuracy of women’s dating of gestational age using the Gestational Wheel in Ghana
Kristen Shellenberg, Ipas
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

Exploring the role of reproductive stigmas in pregnancy decision-making in Alabama
Janet Turan, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Amount awarded: $114,272
See also executive summary.

Early versus delayed postpartum insertion of the levonorgestrel IUD and impact on breastfeeding: A randomized controlled non-inferiority trial
David Turok, University of Utah
Amount awarded: $119,998

TOTAL large grants: $1,047,798

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Demographic diversity in the measurement and meaning of unintended pregnancy
Abigail Aiken, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $14,955
See also executive summary.

Nitrous oxide for pain management of intrauterine device insertion in nulliparous women
Shannon Carr, University of New Mexico
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

The Texting 2 Initiate (T2I) Study: A pilot randomized controlled trial using text messaging from the pediatric emergency department to increase contraception initiation among adolescent females at high pregnancy risk
Lauren Chernick, Columbia University
Amount awarded: $14,985
See also executive summary.

Abortion and mental health during the transition to adulthood
Anu Gomez, San Francisco State University
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Reasons for early discontinuation of the contraceptive implant in adolescents: A qualitative study
Britt Lunde, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

The effect of Women’s Right to Know Law on abortion providers in North Carolina
Rebecca Mercier, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL small grants: $89,940

Career development awards

Junior investigator award

Mobile health applications for improving access to and information about safe abortion
Caitlin Gerdts, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $118,111
See also executive summary.

Novel research in abortion and mental health
Julia Steinberg, The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $129,980

Access to abortion care in the Deep South
Kari White, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Amount awarded: $107,694
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $355,785

Trainee/student award

Prevalence of shared negative contraception experiences and their impact on counseling about long-acting reversible contraceptives
Benjamin Brown, The University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Pharmacy access to ulipristal in Hawaii: Is a valid prescription enough?
Holly Bullock, University of Hawaii
Amount awarded: $4,851
See also executive summary.

Understanding abortion and mental health using existing frameworks in psychology: Seeking new directions in research and clinical practice
Jessica Chavez, The New School for Social Research
Amount awarded: $3,300
See also executive summary.

Access to reproductive options for women with intellectual disabilities
Nechama Greenwood, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Amount awarded: $4,965
See also executive summary.

Needs assessment for the development of an intervention to promote LARC provision in primary care
Elizabeth Janiak, Harvard School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $4,060
See also executive summary.

Pregnancy outcomes after levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system failure
Alison Kalinowski, University of North Carolina, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

The list experiment: Piloting a new method for measuring abortion in Liberia
Heidi Moseson Lidow, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $4,995

Does concomitant use of combined oral hormonal steroids stop bleeding in women using etonogestrel implants (Implanon/Nexplanon®)?: A randomized controlled study
Madeline McBride, University of Colorado Denver
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Trainee awards: $37,171

TOTAL SFP RESEARCH FUND GRANTS FOR 2013: $1,530,694

Grants awarded in 2012

Multi-site grant: Cervical preparation for dilation and evacuation (D&E)

Cervical ripening before dilation and evacuation: A multicenter randomized trial comparing laminaria alone to laminaria plus adjunctive misoprostol or adjunctive mifepristone
Alisa Goldberg, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $404,478
See also executive summary.

Large research grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Abortion attitudes and understanding among U.S. medical students who
have applied to an obstetrics and gynecology residency: A qualitative
study on potential future abortion provision

Deborah Bartz, The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc.
Amount awarded: $119,937
See also executive summary.

Women’s and providers’ experiences of second-trimester abortion in the Heartland
Kelly Blanchard, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $119,993
See also executive summary.

Impact of gastric bypass surgery on the pharmacokinetics of oral contraceptive hormones
Anne Burke, Johns Hopkins University Bayview Medical Center
Amount awarded: $120,000

The influence of trust in the health care system on postpartum contraceptive choice
Angela Dempsey, Medical University of South Carolina
Amount awarded: $119,986
See also executive summary.

A mixed-methods investigation of the contraceptive needs of teens with epilepsy
Amanda Dennis, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $75,000
See also executive summary.

Third cross-sectional survey of abortion providers in the United States and Canada (no abstract posted)
Heidi Jones, CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College
Amount awarded: $116,289
See also executive summary.

The long and winding road: Distance traveled and crossing state lines for abortion services
Rachel Jones, Guttmacher Institute
Amount awarded: $73,562
See also executive summary.

Effect of intracardiac potassium chloride for feticide before dilatation and evacuation on procedure duration and outcomes
Patricia Lohr, bpas
Amount awarded: $112,309
See also executive summary.

Pharmacokinetics of the levonorgestrel-only emergency contraception regimen in normal-weight, obese and extremely obese users: A pilot study
Melissa Natavio, University of Southern California
Amount awarded:$120,000

Reproductive outcomes of women who obtain emergency contraception
without a clinic visit in an integrated health care system

Tina Raine-Bennett, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Division of Research
Amount awarded: $86,890
See also executive summary.

TOTAL large grants: $1,063,966

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Pharmacy recruitment of misoprostol users in Mexico: A feasibility study
Dalia Brahmi, Ipas
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Etonogestrel-releasing subdermal contraceptive implant for adolescents in the postpartum period: a randomized controlled trial
Amy Bryant, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $15,000

Social communication about contraception: A pilot study
Christine Dehlendorf, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Legalized abortion in Catalunya, Spain: Womens experiences with accessing care
Bayla Ostrach, Network for Reproductive Options
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL small grants: $60,000

Career development awards

Junior investigator award

Abortion doula impact on 1st trimester abortion pain
Julie Chor
Amount awarded: $107,242
See also executive summary.

The bioethics of reproductive health care in Catholic-affiliated hospitals and clinics
Lori Freedman, University of California, San Francisco, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health - ANSIRH
Amount awarded: $114,494
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $244,494

Mid-career/mentor award

From bench to bedside: mentoring residents and fellows in translational family planning research
Alison Edelman, Oregon Health & Science University
Amount awarded: $40,000

A research and mentorship program in long acting reversible contraception (LARC): North Carolina, Malawi, and Zambia
Gretchen Stuart, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $40,000
See also executive summary.

SFP mid-career/mentor award for family planning grant application
David Turok, University of Utah
Amount awarded: $40,000

TOTAL Mentor awards: $120,000

Trainee/student award

The factors underlying the 82nd Texas legislatures decision to restrict access to family planning in Texas
Abigail Aiken, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Formation of abortion attitudes
Anna Altshuler, University of Washington Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Do women tell their contraceptive care providers about when they have abortions?
Lisa An, Yale University School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $3,350
See also executive summary.

Long-acting reversible contraceptive use among urban, low-income women
Charlene Collier, Yale University School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Does the perception of noncontraceptive benefits lead to higher rates of contraceptive continuation for adolescents and young adult women?
Aaron Lazorwitz, University of Colorado Hospital
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Bringing the social context into the exam room:
An investigation of the discussion of women
s social influences on contraceptive use

Kira Levy, UC Berkeley–UCSF Joint Medical Program
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Effect of an empathy intervention on student performance of options counseling
Angela Shaddeau, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Family planning knowledge, attitudes and practices among Bhutanese refugee women
   (funded by SFP, not SFP Research Fund)
Alex Soriano, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $3,750
See also executive summary.

Impact of trust in the health care system on use of long-acting reversible contraception
   (funded by SFP, not SFP Research Fund)
Rachel Stacey, Medical University of South Carolina
Amount awarded: $3,750
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Student awards: $44,600

TOTAL SFP RESEARCH FUND GRANTS FOR 2012: $1,926,288
Additional grants funded in 2012 by SFP: $7,500

Grants awarded in 2011

Large research grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Refining paracervical block techniques for pain control in first trimester surgical abortion
Paula Bednarek, Oregon Health and Science University
Amount awarded: $94,818
See also executive summary.

Relationship between drug exposure and DNA markers with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate-associated side effects in adolescents
Andrea Bonny, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

Mifepristone vs. Osmotic dilator insertion for cervical preparation prior to surgical abortion at 15-18 weeks
Lynn Borgatta, Boston Medical Center
Amount awarded: $31,285
See also executive summary.

Effect of timing of postpartum depot medroxyprogesterone acetate administration on breastfeeding continuation, contraceptive usage, and postpartum depression: A randomized trial
Beatrice Chen, University of Pittsburgh
Amount awarded: $120,000

The associations among partner violence, problems with birth control, and abortion number and timing (satisfies social science set-aside)
Gillian Dean, Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.
Amount awarded: $58,960
See also executive summary.

Emergency contraception in Tunisia: A multi-methods assessment of availability, accessibility, and acceptability
Angel Foster, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $74,000
See also executive summary.

Nationally representative survey on womens opinions about over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives (satisfies social science set-aside)
Daniel Grossman, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $119,957
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Pain control in first trimester medical abortion: A randomized trial
Elizabeth Raymond, Gynuity Health Projects/Reproductive Health Technologies Project
Amount awarded: $116,943
See also executive summary.

Randomized clinical trial of a computerized contraceptive decision aid
Colleen McNicholas, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $94,817
See also executive summary.

Immediate postpartum vs. 4-8 week postpartum LNG-IUS use and breastfeeding: A randomized clinical trial
Gretchen Stuart, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

Educational/evaluation set-aside

Developing a curriculum in adolescent family planning and reproductive health
Mandy Coles, University of Rochester Medical Center
Amount awarded: $119,980

Expanding the Providers Share Workshop Model: A Partnership with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) Consortium of Abortion Providers (CAPS)
Lisa Harris, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL large grants: $1,190,760

Small/pilot research grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Probability of pregnancy after sterilization: A comparison of hysteroscopic versus laparoscopic sterilization
Alieen Gariepy, Yale University
Amount awarded: $10,094
See also executive summary.

Maternal mortality, abortion services and stigma: Providers experiences and attitudes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (satisfies social science set-aside)
Sarah Jane Holcombe, The Regents of the University of California - School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Interferon pathway targeting by Depo-Provera in women
Sarah Prager, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $12,497

TOTAL small grants: $37591

Junior investigator—Career Award

Building a career in abortion research to fight restrictive access in the US (no abstract posted)
Amanda Dennis, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $82,000

Unsafe and safe abortion practices in Nepal after legalization (no abstract posted)
Corrine Rocca, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $104,748
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Junior Investigator awards: $186,748

Mid-Career/Mentor Award

Mentoring recently graduated family planning fellows as a transition to independent investigators (no abstract posted)
Alisa Goldberg, Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $40,000

Multidisciplinary group of trainees interested in provision of family planning (no abstract posted)
Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, University of Pittsburgh
Amount awarded: $40,000

TOTAL Mentor awards: $80,000

Student Award

Bariatric surgeon practices regarding contraceptive care for reproductive age female patients obtaining bariatric surgery
Patricia Chico, University of Illinois at Chicago
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Contraceptive use and reproductive outcomes among beneficiaries of the Oportunidades conditional cash transfer program in Mexico: Impact evaluation
Blair Darney, University of Washington
Amount awarded: $5,000

The characteristics, effects and predictors of self-disclosure during contraceptive counseling
Merrit Evans, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Relationship between insurance status and IUD-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors
Kathleen LeFurgy, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

Contraceptive personal assistant services to increase the use of long-acting, reversible contraceptives among postpartum women
Kate Simmons, Oregon Health and Science University
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Family planning intentions and satisfaction with contraceptive care: A qualitative exploration of postpartum Latina women in North Carolina
Matt Zerden, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $5,000
See also executive summary.

TOTAL Student awards: $30,000
TOTAL GRANTS FOR 2011: $1,525,099

Grants awarded in 2010

Large grants
($120,000 maximum award)

A randomized controlled trial of 2% lidocaine gel for IUD insertion
Rebecca Allen, Women and Infants Hospital
Amount awarded: $64,100
See also executive summary.

Boston migraine and contraception study
Deborah Bartz, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $110,792
See also executive summary.

Contemporary intrauterine contraception use among adolescents: Examination of a national health claims database
Abbey Berenson, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary and publication in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Impact of combination oral contraceptives, Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate and the Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System on diffusion of HIV Type 1 within cervicovaginal mucus
Cassing Hammond, Northwestern University
Amount awarded: $117, 742
See also executive summary.

Investigating contraceptive use and continuation among women obtaining legal abortion services in Nepal
Jillian Henderson, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $119,926
See also executive summary.

Who uses long-acting reversible contraceptive methods?
Megan Kavanaugh, Guttmacher Institute
Amount awarded: $62,902
See also executive summary and publication in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Measuring abortion stigma for program design and evaluation
Anu Kumar, Ipas, Inc.
Amount awarded: $119,501
See also executive summary.

Contraception satisfaction and effectiveness post abortion: A randomized controlled trial
Wendy Norman, University of British Columbia
Amount awarded: $99,623
See also executive summary and publication in Trials.

Calling all high-risk patients: Can a simple telephone call increase contraception continuation after abortion?
Jody Steinauer, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $69,260
See also executive summary.

The role of depression, anxiety, and negative emotions in post-abortion contraceptive decision-making
Julia Steinberg, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $119,926
See also executive summary.

Abortion counseling: The origins, crisis, and attempts at resurgence of a new occupational role
Tracy Weitz/Carole Joffe, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $57,915
See also executive summary.

TOTAL large grants: $1,061,687

Small/pilot grants
($15,000 maximum award)

The effect of nitroglycerin on the IUD insertion experience in nulliparous women
Paula Bednarek, Oregon Health and Science University
Amount awarded: $14,893
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

The unmet reproductive health needs of women with epilepsy:
A qualitative exploration of family planning decision making

Amanda Dennis, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Randomized, open-label, controlled trial of immediate postpartum versus interval insertion of Mirena® to increase the usage at 6 months after delivery
David Eisenberg, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $15,000

Post-abortion LARC—Repeat pregnancy rates
Aileen Langston, Columbia University Medical Center
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Contraception and the consequences of unwanted pregnancy in Zanzibar, Tanzania
Alison Norris, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Acceptability and use-effectiveness of Depo-subQ provera 104 administered via Uniject versus conventional intramuscular Depo-Provera among HIV-positive women and family planning providers in Rakai, Uganda
Chelsea Polis, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Charting the terrain of abortion information online
Tracy Weitz/Katrina Kimport, University of California San Francisco
Amount awarded: $14,996
See also executive summary and publication in Media, Movements, and Political Change.

TOTAL small grants: $104,889

TOTAL GRANTS FOR 2010: $1,166,576

 

Grants awarded in 2009

Large grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Mifepristone versus laminaria for cervical preparation prior to surgical abortion at 14-16 weeks
Lynn Borgatta, Boston Medical Center
Amount awarded: $30,453
See also executive summary.

The sensitivity of manual versus electric vacuum aspiration to detect completed abortion at less than 6 weeks of pregnancy
Gillian Dean, Planned Parenthood of New York City
Amount awarded: $118,499
See also executive summary.

A non-hormonal model for emergency contraception: a prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2-specific inhibitor
Alison Edelman, Oregon Health Sciences University
Amount awarded: $119,958
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Cervical priming before D & E in South Africa
Daniel Grossman, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $110,500
See also executive summary.

Strengthening human resources for abortion care: The Providers Share workshop
Lisa Harris, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

Comparison of levonorgestrel-releasing and copper intrauterine devices on glucose tolerance in women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus: A randomized trial
Jessica Kiley, Northwestern University
Amount awarded: $119,982
See also executive summary.

Unmet demand for surgical sterilization among Mexican-origin women
Joseph Potter, University of Texas at Austin
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary and publication in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Development and testing of a computerized contraceptive decision-making tool
Gina Secura, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Amount awarded: $119,928
See also executive summary.

EC choice and outcomes: The copper T380A IUD vs. oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception
David Turok, University of Utah
Amount awarded: $119,928
See also executive summary.

The knowledge, attitudes, & practices of Mexican health care providers in relation to abortion
Dilys Walker, Instituto Nacional se Salud Publica
Amount awarded: $37,563
See also executive summary.

Small/pilot grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Provision of reproductive health services among adolescent medicine providers
Mandy Coles, University of Rochester
Amount awarded: $14,980
See also executive summary and publications in Journal of Adolescent Health (#1, #2).

Predictors of contraception choice and use in HIV-positive women: A pilot study
Shannon Criniti, Drexel University College of Medicine
Amount awarded: $14,986
See also executive summary.

The effect of parental involvement laws on the timing of teenagers’ abortions
Shana Judge, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $14,520
See also executive summary.

Abortion patients perspectives on receiving contraceptive services during abortion care
Megan Kavanaugh, Guttmacher Institute
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Disposal of fetal tissue after elective abortion: What women think
Patricia Lohr, bpas
Amount awarded: $12,896
See also executive summary.

Acceptability of Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) in Zimbabwean Women
Diane Morof, University of Zimbabwe
Amount awarded: $14,997

Penn Family Planning and Pregnancy Loss Center database proposal (no abstract posted)
Courtney Schreiber, University of Pennsylvania
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Ambivalence versus indifference towards pregnancy in young women
Jeanelle Sheeder, University of Colorado, Denver
Amount awarded: $14,847
See also executive summary.

A pilot study of early postpartum intrauterine contraception
Gretchen Stuart, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary.

Grants awarded in 2008

Large grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Cervical preparation before same-day 2nd trimester abortion with vaginal misoprostol versus Dilapan-S: A randomized controlled trial
Deborah Bartz, Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Amount awarded: $111,100
See also executive summary.

The safety and efficacy of digoxin as a feticidal agent prior to 2nd trimester abortion
Gillian Dean, Planned Parenthood of New York City
Amount awarded: $32,576
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

A direct observation study of provider-patient communication about contraception:
How does race affect communication, and how does communication affect contraception use?

Christine Dehlendorf, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary.

Safety of intra-amniotic and intra-fetal digoxin administration before late 2nd trimester abortion by dilation and evacuation
Eleanor Drey, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $51,781

RCT of intra-fetal vs. intra-amniotic digoxin feticide
Katharine O’Connell, Columbia University
Amount awarded: $119,998
See also executive summary.

Computer-assisted provision of hormonal contraception
Eleanor Schwarz, University of Pittsburgh
Amount awarded: $119,999
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Patient ultrasound viewing and abortion care
Tracy Weitz, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $39,250
See also executive summary.

Small grants
($15,000 maximum award)

Women’s preferences for pain control during first-trimester surgical abortion: A qualitative study
Rebecca Allen, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Amount awarded: $14,636
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Grants awarded in 2007

Large grants
($120,000 maximum award)

Paracervical block with combined ketorolac and lidocaine in first trimester surgical abortion
Catherine Cansino, Johns Hopkins University
Amount awarded: $83,740
See also executive summary and publication in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Acceptability of implantable etonorgestrel (Implanon) as contraception immediately following a surgical abortion
Eleanor Drey, University of California, San Francisco
Amount awarded: $89,818
See also executive summary.

Combined oral contraceptives and body weight:
Do oral contraceptives cause weight gain?

Alison Edelman, Oregon Health Sciences University
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary and publication in Human Reproduction.

Abortion self-induction among low-income women in San Francisco, Boston, and New York:
A quantitative and qualitative study

Daniel Grossman, Ibis Reproductive Health
Amount awarded: $120,000
See also executive summary and publication in Reproductive Health Matters.

Contraceptive decision-making by Latina diabetics
Stephanie Teal, University of Colorado
Amount awarded: $119,177
See also executive summary.

Immediate post-placental insertion of the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system after cesarean delivery vs. 4-8 week post-delivery interval insertion
Amy Whitaker, University of Chicago
Amount awarded: $72,339
See also executive summary.

Small grants
($15,000 maximum award)

An alternative model for emergency contraception:
Prostaglandin inhibitor-induced luteolysis

Alison Edelman, Oregon Health Sciences University
Amount awarded: $15,000
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

Meaning, resilience, and self-care for the abortion team project
Lisa Harris, University of Michigan
Amount awarded: $14,904
See also executive summary.

Blood loss at the time of first trimester surgical abortion in anticoagulated women
Bliss Kaneshiro, Oregon Health Sciences University
Amount awarded: $14,737
See also executive summary and publication in Contraception.

 


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