Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Reproductive Health

Wed, February 14, 2007 | Tx Union, Sinclair Suite 3.128

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speakers Include: Kristine Hopkins, University of Texas Population Research Center Research Director of the Vilmar Faria Fellowship in Quantitative Analysis and Public Policy Kristine Hopkins' research focuses on reproductive health issues in Latin America and the U.S.-Mexico border. Her current project, in El Paso, Texas, compares the oral contraceptive pill use of a group Hispanic women who get their pills from clinics in the U.S. with residents who get their pills over-the-counter from pharmacies in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico.

Lynn Rew, University of Texas School of Nursing Her scholarship focuses on sexual health in adolescents and she is currently funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR/NIH) for a three-year study titled, Sexual Health Practices of Homeless Adolescents.

John Robertson, University of Texas School of Law, Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine He is the author of Children of Choice: Freedom and the New Reproductive Technologies (1994), and is currently Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Moderated by Teri Adams, CWGS Steering Committee Student Representative

Sponsored by: Presented by the CWGS Gender and Health Research Cluster

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