Publications & Resources

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Higgins, Cannon, Rice & Turok. The Need For Accurate Contraceptive Awareness And Advocacy Among Health Care Providers. Health Affairs. 2021. doi:10.1377/hblog20210326.734068.

Higgins, Kramer, Wright, Everett, Turok & Sanders. Sexual functioning, satisfaction, and well-being among contraceptive users: a three-month assessment from the HER Salt Lake Contraceptive Initiative. The Journal of Sex Research. 2021. doi: 10.1080/00224499.2021.1873225.

Higgins, Schmuhl, Wautlet & Rice. The importance of physician concern and expertise in increasing abortion health care access in local contexts. American Journal of Public Health. 2021; 111(1):33-36.

Higgins, Wright, Turok & Sanders. Beyond safety and efficacy: sexuality-related priorities and their associations with contraceptive method selection. Contraception. 2020;2:2:100038. doi: 10.1016/j.conx.2020.100038.

Jacques, Heinlein, Ralph, Pan, Nugent, Kaljo & Farez. Complication rates of dilation and evacuation and labor induction in second-trimester abortion for fetal indications: A retrospective cohort study. Contraception. 2020;102(2):83-86.

Schmuhl, Higgins, Rice, Wautlet, Wright & Zukin. Pluralistic ignorance and interdisciplinary physicians’ attitudes about abortion. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2020;54(Supp 1):S442.

Schmuhl, Rice, Wautlet, & Higgins. Physician attitudes about abortion at a Midwestern academic medical center. medRxiv doi: 10.1101/2020.05.08.20094540; 2020.

Senderowicz. Contraceptive autonomy: Conceptions and measurement of a novel family planning indicator. Studies in Family Planning. 2020;51(2):161-176.

Senderowicz. “I was obligated to accept”: A qualitative exploration of contraceptive coercion. Social Science & Medicine. 2019;239:112531.

Senderowicz & Higgins. Reproductive autonomy is nonnegotiable, even in the time of COVID‐19. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 2020;52(2).

Venator & Fletcher. Undue burden beyond Texas: An analysis of abortion clinic closures, births, and abortions in Wisconsin. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Published online ahead of print. 2020: doi.org/10.1002/pam.22263. 

Wautlet, Schmuhl, Higgins, Zukin & Rice. Physician attitudes toward reproductive justice: results from an institution-wide survey. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2020;135:108s.

Research Posters

Alvarez & Higgins. Unhappily pregnant in the pandemic: The effects of COVID-19 on wait times and abortion services for Wisconsin residents compared to bordering states. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Dyer, Von Hagel & Mansbach. Who testifies? Characteristics of experts who speak on abortion-related bills in Wisconsin. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Hale, Valley, Jacques & Higgins. Provider perspectives: Abortion exceptionalism and the compound negative effects of medication abortion legislation on patients in Wisconsin. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Higgins, Schmuhl, Wautlet & Rice. The silent majority: Physician’s attitudes toward restrictive abortion policies in battleground Wisconsin. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Romell & Cannon. County-level HPV vaccination rates and Title X clinic closures in Wisconsin. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Schmuhl, Higgins, Rice & Wautlet. Physician attitudes about abortion and willingness to consult in abortion care at UW School of Medicine & Public Health. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Valley, Nacev, Taboada & Higgins. Medical student attitudes and understanding of reproductive health and justice: An institution-wide survey. Women’s Health and Health Equity Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2020.

Media

Higgins & Alvarez. Getting a legal abortion in Wisconsin is even harder because of COVID-19. WUWM. June 15, 2020.

Higgins & Rice. Access to contraception and abortion is as critical as ever during COVID-19 pandemic. The Cap Times. April 9, 2020.

Mansbach & Von Hagel. The political language of abortion and its impact on legislation. The Morning Show, Wisconsin Public Radio. July 25, 2019.

Podcasts

Jacques. Vulvar Health, Care and Cleaning. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. March 3, 2021.

Rice. Universal contraceptive care. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. January 8, 2020.

Higgins. A closer look at studying the impact of policies with Dr. Jenny Higgins. Wide Awake in Wisconsin. October 8, 2020.

Bennett. Rhythm method 2.0. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. August 14, 2019.

Higgins. Mind the pleasure gap. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. December 12, 2018.

Bennett. All about birth control, part 2. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. July 11, 2018.

Bennett. All about birth control, part 1. Women’s Healthcast, UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. June 27, 2018.