The Blade: New research paper highlights inaccessible abortion care

UC scholar Michelle McGowan leads study on abortion access in Ohio

University of Cincinnati scholar and researcher Michelle McGowan, PhD, was cited in The Blade and several other media outlets and publications regarding a new research study by the Ohio Policy Evaluation Network (OPEN) about access to abortion care in Ohio. The study appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 5, 2020.

McGowen is the lead author on the study and is one among several Ohio academics who conduct research for OPEN, a research collaborative that launched in 2018 to study how policy affects reproductive health and equity in Ohio and surrounding states.

McGowen is a research associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in UC’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Danielle Bessett at the University of Cincinnati and Alison Norris of the Ohio State University are co-authors on the study.

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