University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs

Abigail R.A. Aiken, MD, MPH, PhD is an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. She has a decade of experience in reproductive health policy. Her current research focuses on the impacts of laws and policies restricting access to abortion in the U.S. and Europe, including how and why people self-manage their own abortions outside the formal healthcare setting. Dr. Aiken frequently testifies on reproductive health issues, and provided expert testimony to the Irish Parliament on the 2018 abortion referendum. She has consulted for the CDC, WHO, and UN.

Abigail Aiken, MD, PhD, MPH, The University of Texas at Austin
Potter, Joseph, Hubert C, Stevenson AJ, Hopkins K, Aiken ARA, White K; Obstet Gynecol, 2016.
Aiken, Abigail, Guthrie KA, Schellekens M, Trussell J, Gomperts R; Contraception 2018
Aiken, Abigail, Johnson DM, Broussard K, Padron E; BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health 2018
Aiken, Abigail, Broussard K, Johnson DM, Padron E; Perspectives on Sexual & Reproductive Health 2018
Aiken, Abigail, Digol I, Trussell J, Gomperts R; Contraception 2018
Goyal, Vinita, Canfield C, Aiken AR, Dermish A, Potter JE; Obstetrics & Gynecology 2017