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CORE Publications and Resources: Abortion


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Abortion travel within the United States: An observational study of cross-state movement to obtain abortion care in the United States in 2017. Smith et al., The Lancet Regional Health, 2022.

Complication rates of dilation and evacuation and labor induction in second-trimester abortion for fetal indications: A retrospective cohort study. Jacques et al., Contraception, 2020.

Difficult questions with many gray areas: Nuanced abortion attitudes among physicians. Greene et al., Wisconsin Medical Journal, 2022.

Dirty work and intimacy: Creating an abortion worker. Ward, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 2021

Effectiveness and safety of a direct-to-patient telehealth service providing medication abortion targeted at rural and remote populations: Cross-sectional findings from Marie Stopes Australia. Seymour et al., Contraception, 2022.

Expectations about availability of contraception and abortion at a hypothetical Catholic hospital: Rural-urban disparities among Wisconsin women. Kramer et al., Contraception, 2021.

Expert participation in 25 years of Wisconsin abortion policymaking. Romell et al., Contraception, 2022.

“It’s a horrible assignment:” A qualitative study of Labor and Delivery nurses’ experience caring for patients undergoing labor induction for fetal anomalies or fetal demise. Swerling et al., Contraception, 2021.

Medication or surgical abortion? An exploratory study of patient decision-making on a popular social media platform. Jacques et al., American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021.

Menstrual irregularity as a biological limit to early pregnancy awareness. Nobles et al., PNAS, 2021.

Patient and provider experiences using a site-to-site telehealth model for medication abortion. Ruggiero et al., mHealth, 2022.

Physician attitudes about abortion and their willingness to consult in abortion care at a midwestern academic medical center. Schmuhl et al., Contraception, 2021.

Physician attitudes about abortion at a midwestern academic medical center. Schmuhl et al., medRxiv, 2020.

Potential impact of telemedicine for medication abortion policy and programming changes on abortion accessibility in the United States. Seymour et al, American Journal of Public Health, 2022.

Real-time effects of payer restrictions on reproductive healthcare: A qualitative analysis of cost-related barriers and their consequences among U.S. abortion seekers on Reddit. Higgins et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021.

The importance of physician concern and expertise in increasing abortion health care access in local contexts. Higgins et al., American Journal of Public Health, 2020.

The silent majority: Physicians’ knowledge of and attitudes toward restrictive abortion policies in a battleground state. Higgins et al., Contraception, 2020.

Undue burden beyond Texas:  An analysis of abortion clinic closures, births, and abortions in Wisconsin. Venator et al., Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020.

Willing but unable: Physicians’ referral knowledge as barriers to abortion care. Anderson et al., SSM – Population Health, 2021.

Research Briefs

Assessing access to abortion services for Wisconsin residents post-Roe (research brief)

Assessing access to abortion services for Wisconsin residents post-Roe (summary)

Ideological bias in abortion-related legislation and public hearings in Wisconsin

Medication abortion care regulations in Wisconsin: Healthcare provider perspectives

Physician support of unrestricted abortion services in Wisconsin

Undue burden beyond Texas:  An analysis of abortion clinic closures, births, and abortions in Wisconsin

Topical Briefs

How does contraception work? Not through inducing abortion

How medication abortion legislation in Wisconsin impedes access to safe care

Medical student education on abortion: The current landscape

Medication abortion and restrictions in Wisconsin

Reproductive autonomy is nonnegotiable, even in the time of COVID‐19

Roe v. Wade’s fall: Consequences for Wisconsin

Self-managed abortion

The new Texas abortion ban and its implications for Wisconsin

The Supreme Court’s June Medical Services decision: Implications for Wisconsin and the importance of science in shaping abortion healthcare policy

What would happen if reproductive healthcare providers were unable to participate in the Wisconsin Medicaid program?

Wisconsin state laws impacting abortion access