Congratulations to Dr. Mehret Birru Talabi on her new NICHD R21: "Development of a novel, patient-centered measure of reproductive autonomy in the healthcare context"!
Congratulations to Greer Donley for being named the John E. Murray Faculty Scholar at the Pitt's School of Law! This is incredibly exciting news and is a well deserved accomplishment.
Recommending Avoiding Cannabis with Breastfeeding is Not the Same as Avoiding Breast/Chestfeeding with Cannabis
Breast/chestfeeding is beneficial for infants and parents, and stigmatization of substance use in pregnancy has been historically linked to punitive approaches with a disproportionate impact on minority populations. Dr. Marielle Gross advanced an empirically informed ethical analysis of this issue based on the current U.S. guidelines.
CONVERGE faculty and staff have put together a how-to guide on becoming a medication abortion provider in Pennsylvania.
Engaging Stakeholders in the Development of a Reproductive Goals Decision AID for Women with Cystic Fibrosis
Utilizing meaningful stakeholder contributions, Dr. Traci Kazmerski and her team developed MyVoice:CF, a novel web-based decision aid to help women with CF engage in shared decision-making regarding their reproductive goals.
Physician parents in medical/procedural training programs are experiencing increased stress. This paper recommends implementing time and space for breastfeeding, paid leave, and on-site childcare as necessary tools to support the health and wellbeing of residents, fellows, and their families.
Read more about this study here: https://shmpublications.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jhm.12914#.YtgJCG4OEjo.twitter
We worked with Pitt's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on The Intersections of Inequity, Justice, and Health: Reproductive Autonomy for All as part of the 2022 Diversity Forum. Meet our amazing panelists:
Dr. Miller's recent publication shows the impacts of the pervasive and harmful narratives used to weaponise transgender identities in contemporary political discourse and the ongoing need for gender transformative sexual violence prevention programs.
Read more about this study here: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2792864