Lectures
& Films

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Past lectures

November 10, 2020


Gender Power Dynamics in Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Global South


Judith F. Helzner

May 6, 2020


Findings of the Student-Assessed Sex Education (SASS) Project


Paula Tavrow
UCLA Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health

May 28, 2020


Self-Care in Global Reproductive Health: What's on the Horizon?


Danielle Harris
WCG Cares

February 20, 2020


How Did They Do It? The Inside Story of SB-24 (Panel)


Medication Abortion on UC &USC Campuses


February 20, 2020


How Did They Do It? The Inside Story of SB-24: Medication Abortion on UC &USC Campuses


Ushma Upadhyay

University of California, San Francisco


January 23, 2020


"Think Syphilis"—Innovation Strategies for Targeting LA Women


Melissa Papp-Green

LA County Department of Public Health


December 3, 2019


The Inexplicable Persistence of EFM—Is the Law to Blame?


Julie D. Cantor

UCLA School of Law


May 19, 2019


Empowerment with Sex Workers for HIV Prevention in India


Dallas Swendeman

UCLA Global Health Institute


April 16, 2019


Understanding HPV Vaccine Hesitancy from A Cultural and Social Perspective: Romania Case Study


Adriana Baban

Babes-Bolyai University, Dept. of Psychology


February 4, 2019


Gender Discrimination in Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights—

The Role of the Judiciary in Southern Africa


Justice Oagile Key Dingake

Justice of Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea


January 9, 2019


Telehealth: The Next Frontier in Abortion Care


Ushma Upadhyay

Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF


May 29, 2018


Dismantling Systemic Barriers to Sexual and Reproductive Health Equity for Foster Youth


Lesli LeGras

National Center for Youth Law

April 12, 2019


Forced Care During Pregnancy: Why Time's Up On That Too


Julie D. Cantor

UCLA School of Law

January 25, 2018


From Horror to Humor: Abortion on American Television


Gretchen Sisson

UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health


November 29, 2017


Homeless and Vulnerable Youth in Los Angeles: Sexual & Reproductive Health Challenges


Carrie Mounier

Children's Hospital Los Angeles


November 29, 2017


Homeless and Vulnerable Youth in Los Angeles: Sexual & Reproductive Health Challenges


Inez Parra

My Friend's Place


May 30, 2017


Sex Ed, Gender Equity, Public Health and Social Justice


Magaly Marques

Promundo


May 18, 2017


Creating Space: A Lactation Accommodation Project


UCLA


April 12, 2017


Reproductive Justice and Safe Haven Laws


Laury Oaks

UCSB

February 21, 2017


Reproductive Health of Young Women in Los Angeles County Probation Camps


Hailey Jures

Violence Intervention Program


November 29, 2016


California Health Youth Act: How is LAUSD gearing up?


Tim Kordic

Los Angeles Unified School District


November 29, 2016


California Healthy Youth Act: Moving Implementation Forward—

What Still Needs to be Done


Melissa Papp-Green

LA County Department of Public Health

November 29, 2016


California Health Youth Act: How did we get this great law?


Kelly Soto

ACLU of Southern California

April 12, 2016


Sexuality Education Initiative: A Multi-Component High School Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program


Nicole Ressa

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles

February 16, 2016


Creating Futures Without Domestic Violence: Policy Change, Men and Clinicians


Debbie Lee

Futures Without Violence

January 26, 2016


Firearms and Violent Death in the United States


Deborah Azrael

Harvard Injury Control Research Center

October 12, 2015


Adolescent Reproductive Health in Uganda: Strategies and Challenge


Geoffrey Anguyo

Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO)

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September 30, 2015


Health and Advocacy of LGBTI People in South Africa


Caroline Maposhere

Southern Africa AIDS Dissemination Services

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May 7, 2015


Fetal Origins of Adult Obesity


Michael Ross

Geffen School of Medicine and the Fielding School of Public Health


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April 16, 2015


The Health & Well-being of Adolescents with Lesbian Mothers: Findings from the U.S. National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study


Nanette Gartell

Visiting Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute UCLA School of Law

March 9, 2015


Addressing Reproductive Health as a Human Right


Cynthia Maung

January 29, 2015


Consequences for Women of Receiving or Being Denied a Wanted Abortion


Diana Greene Foster

University of California at San Francisco

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December 2, 2014


Sexual and Reproductive Health in a Post-Obamacare World


Alejandro Huerta

California Family Health Council

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November 12, 2014


Introduction of the female condom in Southern Africa


Caroline Maposhere

Gender Sexual and Reproductive Health Consultant


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May 8, 2014


Our Girls Matter: Menstrual Hygiene Management in Nigeria, Education and Male Participation


Deborah Dauda, MPH '12

Leading Everyone to Participate in Africa (LEPA)

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April 29, 2013


Violence & Reproductive Health: A Panel Discussion


Melodie Kruspodin, Saima Husain

Just Detention International, Peace Over Violence, Souther Asian Network


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February 25, 2014


Making Our Voices Heard on Reproductive Justice


Sandra Fluke

Lawyer and Women's Rights Activist


February 6, 2014


Sex Trafficking of Domestic Minors


Anne-Michelle Ellis

San Bernardino County Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE)

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December 4, 2013


The Economics of Sex Work: A Developing Country Perspective


Manisha Shah

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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October 22, 2013


Gender Transformation, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and HIV in South Africa


Emily Nagisa Keehn

Sonke Gender Justice Network

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April 15, 2013


Investing Where it Counts: Building Social, Health and Economic Assets for Vulnerable Adolescent Girls in Africa


Eunice Muthengi

February 13, 2013


Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: A Discussion on Cancer Genetics and a Fellow Bruin's Action Plan


Claudia Gilmore, Patricia Ganz

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

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November 26, 2012


Safe, Legal, and Rare? An update on abortion around the world


Caitlin Gerdts

October 11, 2012


Media Strategies to Impact Health and Social Change in West Africa


Alexandre Rideau

RAES

February 7, 2012


Sexual Violence: Current Issues Among Adolescents & Juveniles in Detention


Linda MacFarland, Sari Lorge

Just Detention International, Peace Over Violence

May 19, 2011


Fistula and Conflict: Reproductive Health in East Democratic Republic of Congo


Nerys Benfield

Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF

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April 12, 2011


The Health of Women Prisoners: Global Challenges and Solutions


Nancy Stoller

December 2, 2010


Zooming In and Out: Explorations of HIV Risk, Responsibility, Intimacy and Love


Heidi Van Rooyen

Human Sciences Research Council


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May 19, 2010


Adolescent Reproductive Health and Social Media and Senegal


Alex Rideau

RAES


April 28, 2010


Overview of the Process of Developing a National Population Policy: Lessons from Rwanda


Michelle J. Hindin

Johns Hopkins University

January 25, 2010


In Trying to Find Common Ground, Do We Hurt Abortion Rights?


Tracy A. Weitz

Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, UCSF

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January 5, 2010


Science, Abstinence, and Nonsense: Ideological Threats to Public Health


John S. Santelli

Columbia University, Heilbrunn Dept. of Population and Family Health

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May 21, 2008


Worker Health and Safety in the Adult Film Industry


Peter R. Kerndt

Los Angeles Department of Public Health


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May 8, 2008


Abortion vs. Post-Abortion Care in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities


Solomon Orero

Aga Khan and Nairobi Hospitals


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March 5, 2008


Being Delivered of Giving Birth? Alternative Global Child Practices


Anne Verwall

January 29, 2008


Misconceptions About AIDS in Africa: Ours and Theirs


Susan Cotts Watkins

University of Pennsylvania

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June 7, 2007


The New Partial Birth Abortion Law and Abortion Rights in the United States: Where do we stand?


Regina Clemente

Planned Parenthood

June 6, 2007


Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS


June 4, 2007


Microbicides: A new Hope for HIV/STIs. Global and Local Perspectives


Pamina Gorbach

UCLA School of Public Health

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March 31, 2007


Why Have Human Rights Organizations Take On Reproductive Health?


LaShawn R. Jefferson

Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Watch

March 13, 2007


Trapped in the Shadows: Sex Trafficking and Women's Health


January 24, 2007


Access to Second Trimester Abortion: A Public Health Perspective


Tracy Weitz

Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research & Policy, UCSF

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March 6, 2007


Challenges of Reproductive Health in Complex Emergencies


Stephen Tomlin

International Medical Corps

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November 14, 2006


Impact of Web-Based Intervention on Reproductive Health Services in Rural China


Virginia Li


October 27, 2006


Legal Issues Regarding Safety of Performers in the Adult Film Industry


Maria de Cesare

AFI Think Tank


October 27, 2006


STD Risks to Performers in the Adult Film Industry


Katherine M. Stone


September 26, 2006


Entertainment Broadcasting and Reproductive Health in Developing Countries: The Power of Role Models


William N. Ryerson
Population Media Center

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May 25, 2006


Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues for Undeserved Women


Lourdes Rivera

National Health Law Program

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May 10, 2006


What Happens When Women's Preventive Care is Undervalues? Lessons from Romania


Adriana Baban
Babes-Bolyai University

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April 28, 2006


Reproductive Health Issues in Asia and the Pacific: Old Challenges, New Strategies


Sona Sethi
Planned Parenthood

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April 10, 2006


Psychosocial Stress and Persistent Racial Disparities in Adverse Birth Outcomes


Tyan Parker Dominguez

University of Southern California

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April 10, 2006


Reproductive Health Disparities: A Lifespan Approach


Kimberly D. Gregory
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA School of Public Health

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April 10, 2006


Conceptual Framework: Health Disparities in African-American Women


Antronette (Toni) Yancey
UCLA School of Public Health and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities

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February 8, 2006


An Update on HIV in Mexico


Dr. Jorge Savedra

Mexico HIV/AIDS Program

February 7, 2006


Women's Health, Emergency Contraception and the FDA


Susan Wood
Reproductive Health Technologies Project

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November 18, 2005


Improving Women's Reproductive Health Through Expanding Access to Key Health Technologies


October 18, 2005


The Women's Commission for Refugee women and Children: Making Reproductive Health a Priority for Refugee and Displaced Women


Carolyn Makinson
Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children

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May 23, 3005


Safe Sex for Sex Workers Part 2: Public Health Issues in the Adult Film Industry


Peter R. Kerndt
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

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March 8, 2005


Reproductive Health in HIV Infected Women


Helene Bernstein
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

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February 10, 2005


Safe Sex for Sex Workers


Sharon Mitchell
Adult Industry Health Care Foundation (AIM-Med)

November 23, 2004


Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges


October 19, 2004


Planned Parenthood: Advancing the Reproductive Rights Agenda


Mary-Jane Waglé
Planned Parenthood

May 13, 2004


The Abortion Pill, the Morning After Pill and Microbicides: the Politics of New Reproductive Technologies


Francine Coeytaux
Pacific Institute for Women's Health

March 10, 2004


Harnessing the Power of Entertainment to Improve Reproductive Health Globally


Sonny Fox
Population Communications International (PCI)

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November 13, 2003


The Impact of President Bush's Policies on Women's Reproductive Health: The Case of UNFPA


Jane Roberts, Sarah P. Burns
UCLA Institute for the Environment, UNFPA

November 6, 2003


Reproductive Health of Refugees: Progress and Challenges


Dr. Henia Dakkak
International Medical Corps

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May 28, 2003


Barriers to Reproductive Health in Post-Communist Romania


May 13, 2003


Sex Work in Russia: Qualitative Studies of its Ecology, Social Organization, and Impact on STD Epidemiology


Dr. Sevgi Aral
CDC

May 9, 2003


Organizing for Sexual and Reproductive Rights: The Latin American Consortium for Emergency Contraception


Angeles Cabria
Pacific Institute for Women's Health

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March 12, 2003


Post-Abortion Care in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Developments


Dr. Solomon Orero
Aga Khan and Nairobi Hospitals

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February 12, 2003


Achieving Reproductive Rights in Brazil

Magaly Marquez
Pacific Institute for Women's Health

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December 6, 2002


HIV/AIDS and Women in Nepal


Pradeepta Upadhyay
South Asian Network

October 24, 2002


New Approaches to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Kenya


Dr. Chandice Covington
UCLA School of Nursing

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October 24, 2002


The Impact of HIV/AIDS in Kenya


Dr. Mohammed S. Abdullah
Kenyan National AIDS Committee

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