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Dear SFP fellows and colleagues,

We are pleased to begin highlighting the publications of studies funded by the SFP Research Fund. The following studies were published in the first half of 2013:

2009 grants

Provision of reproductive health services among adolescent medicine providers—Mandy S. Coles, MD, MPH, University of Rochester Medical Center. Journal of Adolescent Health: Factors Associated with LARC Provision Among Adolescent Health Providers.

2010 grants

Contemporary intrauterine contraception use among adolescents: Examination of a national health claims databaseAbbey B. Berenson, MD, PhD, The University of Texas Medical Branch. Obstetrics & Gynecology: Complications and Continuation of IUDs Among Insured Teens.

2011 grants

Nationally representative survey on women's opinions about over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives—Daniel Grossman, MD, Ibis Reproductive Health. Contraception: Interest in OTC Access to OC's Among U.S. Women.

Unsafe and safe abortion practices in Nepal after legalization—Corinne Rocca, PhD, MPH, University of California San Francisco. BJOG: Unsafe Abortion after Legalization in Nepal.

If your study was funded by the SFP Research Fund, and if it was published in the past six months but not included in this list, please let us know. Also, we would love to know any other updates about your research so that we can highlight this information in future communications.

Links to the abstracts of all publications funded by the SFP Research Fund are posted under their respective project on SFP’s website. View these publications on our “Grants Funded” page.

Congratulations and thank you to all of you for your important work!

Best regards,

Susan Higginbotham signature
Lauren Bruce, MPH
Program Coordinator
Society of Family Planning & Society of Family Planning Research Fund
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