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Lori Freedman, PhD

Medical Sociologist, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

[email protected] 

Contact Information
Mailing Address: 1330 Broadway Street, Suite 1100
Oakland, CA 94612

Research/Clinical Interests
Qualitative research methods, reproductive health care, institutional religious restrictions on patient care, institutional conscience, informed consent, Catholic health facilities, abortion stigma, health care professionals’ and patients’ experiences with abortion care.

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1995 University of Oregon, Eugene BA International Studies
2004 University of California, Davis MA Sociology
2008 University of California, Davis PhD Sociology
Achievements & Recognition
Year Major Honors
1999-2004 Floyd and Mary Schwall Fellowship for Graduate Social Science Health Research
2011 Research Evaluation and Allocation Program (REAC), UCSF Internal Grant
2012-2013 Society of Family Planning Career Development Award
2014-2017 Greenwall Faculty Scholar