Lisa Haddad, MD, MS, MPH, Emory University

This cross-sectional study sought to determine factors associated with sterilization among HIV-positive US women. HIV-positive women aged 18–45 completed an Audio Computer Assisted Self Interview (ACASI) questionnaire. Chi-square tests and multivariable logistic regression evaluated factors associated with sterilization. The median age of the 187 participants was 37, the majority had at least a high school ...Read more >

Jennifer Robinson, MD, MHS, MPH, John Hopkins University

This study is a formal comparison of the contraceptive knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of HIV-positive adolescent females with those of their HIV-negative peers. We hypothesize that the presence of HIV – a chronic illness that requires lifelong management – will be associated with lower contraceptive adherence and different perceived barriers to successful contraceptive use than ...Read more >

Mya Zapata, MD, MSc, University of Michigan

The purpose of this pilot study is to explore the impact of physician self disclosure (PSD) of personal intrauterine contraception (IUC) use during contraceptive counseling. We hypothesize that PSD of IUC use positively impacts patients during contraceptive counseling. To study this we will conduct a prospective randomized block design pilot trial at the University of ...Read more >

Amy Bryant, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The copper intrauterine device (IUD) is a safe, long-acting, and effective method of contraception that is under-utilized in many countries, including Malawi. A unique cohort of women who had enrolled in a trial of postpartum IUD use one year earlier gave insights into reasons for using, discontinuing, or not using the IUD. We conducted in-depth ...Read more >

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