Inside Higher Ed: Understanding Abortion Selection

Doctoral candidate Orlaith Heymann guest speaker on Academic Minute

Decisions on where to have an abortion fall beyond location and expense, sociology major Orlaith Heymann explains in her presentation to Inside Higher Ed’s Medical Minute.

Heyman was chosen to present to Medical Minute based on her abortion care research that she authored, published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.   

Heymann’s research is well recognized, including grant support from the National Science Foundation, a national scholar award from PEO International, grants from UC’s Kunz Center for Social Research, the Taft Research Center and the Graduate Student Government Association, as well as fellowships from the Taft Research Center and Graduate School at UC.

Additional co-authors include Tamika Odum, PhD, associate professor of sociology, University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College, and Alison Norris, MD, associate professor, Ohio State University College of Public Health and College of Medicine.

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