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UCSF OB/GYN&RS Residency Program
490 Illinois Street
10th Floor, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94158
|Mission Bay||(415) 476 - 5192||(415) 476 - 1811|
|Mount Zion||(415) 353 - 9240||(415) 353 - 9509|
|San Francisco General Hospital||(628) 206 - 3061||(628) 206 - 3112|
Research/Clinical Interests: Social determinants of health, racial and ethnic disparities in health, access to and utilization of reproductive health care, family planning
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|current||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2019||University of California, San Francisco||MD||Medicine|
|2013||Stanford University; Stanford, CA||BA||Human Biology|
Research & Professional Experience
|2017-2019||Health & Society Pathways Fellow – Understanding decision certainty among women searching online for abortion care; University of California, San Francisco|
|2015||Student Researcher - NIDDK Medical Student Summer Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity; University of California, San Francisco|
|2013-2014||Human Biology Core Course Associate, Program in Human Biology; Stanford University|
|2011-2012||Research Assistant – Understanding barriers to care in families’ transition from the neonatal intensive care unit to home; Stanford University|
Achievements & Recognition
|2018||Pathways Yearlong Inquiry Fellowship in Health & Society; University of California, San Francisco|
|2010, 2013||Recognition of Academic Excellence; El Centro Chicano-Latino Community Awards; Stanford University|
|2012||Community Health Advocacy Fellowship; Stanford University|
Jovel I, Cartwright A, Ralph L, Rocca C, Upadhyay U. Effects of waiting periods on decision-certainty among people searching online for abortion care: A prospective study. Poster Presentation - Society of Family Planning.
“Understanding Decision Certainty among Women Searching Online for Abortion Care.” National Abortion Federation Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, April 2018.
"Competitive inhibition of the mitochondrial fission factor (Mff)-dynamic related protein 1 (Drp1) complex by a novel regulator of mitochondrial morphology.” NIDDK Medical Student Research Symposium, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, August 2015.
Jovel IJ, Cartwright AF, Ralph L, Upadhyay UD. Abortion waiting periods and decision certainty among people searching online for abortion care. Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000004313. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33706354
Upadhyay UD, Jovel IJ, McCuaig KD, Cartwright AF. Using Google Ads to recruit and retain a cohort considering abortion in the United States. Contraception: X, Volume 2, 100017.
Enlow E, Herbert SL, Jovel IJ, Lorch SA, Anderson C, Chamberlain LJ. Neonatal intensive care unit to home: the transition from parent and pediatrician perspectives, a prospective cohort study. J Perinatol. 2014 Oct;34(10):761-6. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.75. Epub 2014 May 15. PMID: 24831523