Jennifer Kerns, MD, MPH

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentOb/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Columbia UniversityResidency2008Obstetrics and Gynecology
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.2004 Medicine
    University of California, BerkeleyM.S.2002 Medicine
    University of California, BerkeleyM.P.H.2002School of Public Health

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    Decision making in complicated pregnancies
    NIH/NICHD K23HD067222Sep 5, 2011 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Roberts SCM, Upadhyay UD, Liu G, Kerns JL, Ba D, Beam N, Leslie DL. Association of Facility Type With Procedural-Related Morbidities and Adverse Events Among Patients Undergoing Induced Abortions. JAMA. 2018 06 26; 319(24):2497-2506. PMID: 29946727.
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    2. Kerns JL, Light A, Dalton V, McNamara B, Steinauer J, Kuppermann M. Decision satisfaction among women choosing a method of pregnancy termination in the setting of fetal anomalies and other pregnancy complications: A qualitative study. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Jun 22. PMID: 29980336.
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    3. Williams SG, Roberts S, Kerns JL. Effects of Legislation Regulating Abortion in Arizona. Womens Health Issues. 2018 Apr 06. PMID: 29631976.
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    4. McNamara B, Russo J, Chaiken S, Jacobson J, Kerns J. A qualitative study of digoxin injection before dilation and evacuation. Contraception. 2018 Mar 23. PMID: 29477630.
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    5. Kerns JL, Mengesha B, McNamara BC, Cassidy A, Pearlson G, Kuppermann M. Effect of counseling quality on anxiety, grief, and coping after second-trimester abortion for pregnancy complications. Contraception. 2018 Mar 23. PMID: 29477632.
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    6. Serapio ET, Pearlson GA, Drey EA, Kerns JL. Estimated versus measured blood loss during dilation and evacuation: an observational study. Contraception. 2018 Feb 02. PMID: 29410259.
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    7. Upadhyay UD, Johns NE, Meckstroth KR, Kerns JL. Distance Traveled for an Abortion and Source of Care After Abortion. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Aug 14. PMID: 28816736.
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    8. Boecking CA, Drey EA, Kerns JL, Finkbeiner WE. Correlation of Prenatal Diagnosis and Pathology Findings Following Dilation and Evacuation for Fetal Anomalies. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2017 Feb; 141(2):267-273. PMID: 27763778.
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    9. Lederle L, Steinauer JE, Montgomery A, Aksel S, Drey EA, Kerns JL. Obesity as a Risk Factor for Complications After Second-Trimester Abortion by Dilation and Evacuation. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep; 126(3):585-92. PMID: 26244536; PMCID: PMC4545380.
    10. Denny CC, Baron MB, Lederle L, Drey EA, Kerns JL. Induction of fetal demise before pregnancy termination: practices of family planning providers. Contraception. 2015 Sep; 92(3):241-5. PMID: 25998938; PMCID: PMC4540638.
    11. Maguire M, Light A, Kuppermann M, Dalton VK, Steinauer JE, Kerns JL. Grief after second-trimester termination for fetal anomaly: a qualitative study. Contraception. 2015 Mar; 91(3):234-9. PMID: 25499590; PMCID: PMC4406975.
    12. Rowen TS, Steinauer J, Drey EA, Light A, Conrad M, Kerns JL. Reproductive and gynecologic health after uterine artery embolization for postabortion hemorrhage. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Apr; 129(1):85-6. PMID: 25497049.
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    13. Light AD, Obedin-Maliver J, Sevelius JM, Kerns JL. Transgender men who experienced pregnancy after female-to-male gender transitioning. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Dec; 124(6):1120-7. PMID: 25415163.
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    14. Rosenstein MG, Turk JK, Caughey AB, Steinauer JE, Kerns JL. Dilation and evacuation training in maternal-fetal medicine fellowships. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun; 210(6):569.e1-5. PMID: 24495668; PMCID: PMC4207263.
    15. Turk JK, Steinauer JE, Landy U, Kerns JL. Barriers to D&E practice among family planning subspecialists. Contraception. 2013 Oct; 88(4):561-7. PMID: 23746751.
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    16. Kerns JL, Steinauer JE, Rosenstein MG, Turk JK, Caughey AB, D'Alton M. Maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists' provision of second-trimester termination services. Am J Perinatol. 2012 Oct; 29(9):709-16. PMID: 22639351.
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    17. Kerns J, Vanjani R, Freedman L, Meckstroth K, Drey EA, Steinauer J. Women's decision making regarding choice of second trimester termination method for pregnancy complications. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Mar; 116(3):244-8. PMID: 22169044.
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    18. Kerns JL, Jones HE, Pressman EJ, Fratarelli LA, Garth J, Westhoff CL. Implementation of expedited partner therapy among women with chlamydia infection at an urban family planning clinic. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Aug; 38(8):722-6. PMID: 21844724.
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    19. Kerns JL, Swanson M, Pena S, Wu D, Shaffer BL, Tran SH, Steinauer JE. Characteristics of women who undergo second-trimester abortion in the setting of a fetal anomaly. Contraception. 2012 Jan; 85(1):63-8. PMID: 22067803.
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    20. Kerns J, Darney P. Vaginal ring contraception. Contraception. 2011 Feb; 83(2):107-15. PMID: 21237335.
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    21. O'Connell K, Davis AR, Kerns J. Oral contraceptives: side effects and depression in adolescent girls. Contraception. 2007 Apr; 75(4):299-304. PMID: 17362710.
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    22. Kerns J, Westhoff C, Morroni C, Murphy PA. Partner influence on early discontinuation of the pill in a predominantly Hispanic population. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2003 Nov-Dec; 35(6):256-60. PMID: 14744657.
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    23. Westhoff C, Morroni C, Kerns J, Murphy PA. Bleeding patterns after immediate vs. conventional oral contraceptive initiation: a randomized, controlled trial. Fertil Steril. 2003 Feb; 79(2):322-9. PMID: 12568841.
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    24. Westhoff C, Kerns J, Morroni C, Cushman LF, Tiezzi L, Murphy PA. Quick start: novel oral contraceptive initiation method. Contraception. 2002 Sep; 66(3):141-5. PMID: 12384200.
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