Jordan Law Auditorium & Lobby, 3400 Civic Center Blvd, 5th floor


2:00pm Welcome

2:10pm Aletha Akers, Vice President for Research, Guttmacher Institute

2:55pm Jody Steinauer, Director, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

3:35pm Break

3:45pm Presentations from 2023 RAISE grantees:

  • Changes in contraception and sterilization use patterns among reproductive age males and females in Pennsylvania following constrained abortion access.
    Paula Chatterjee & Alice Abernathy
  • Brain growth charts for delineating sex and pubertal effects in human neuroanatomy
    Aaron Alexander-Bloch Margaret Gardner; Sheila Shanmugan, Russell T. Shinohara
  • Sex Hormones and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Females with Sickle Cell Disease
    Andrea Roe & Kandace Gollomp

5-6pm Reception

Contact: Arden McAllister ( with any questions. 

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