Lauren Ralph, MPH, PhD

TitleAssistant Researcher
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentOb/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
Address1330 Broadway St
Oakland CA 94612
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    1. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Ralph L, Gerdts C, Roberts S, Glymour MM. Socioeconomic Outcomes of Women Who Receive and Women Who Are Denied Wanted Abortions in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2018 Mar; 108(3):407-413. PMID: 29345993.
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    2. Ralph L, King E, Belusa E, Foster DG, Brindis CD, Biggs MA. The Impact of a Parental Notification Requirement on Illinois Minors' Access to and Decision-Making Around Abortion. J Adolesc Health. 2018 Mar; 62(3):281-287. PMID: 29248391.
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    3. Roberts SCM, Belusa E, Turok DK, Combellick S, Ralph L. Do 72-Hour Waiting Periods and Two-Visit Requirements for Abortion Affect Women's Certainty? A Prospective Cohort Study. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Jul - Aug; 27(4):400-406. PMID: 28391971.
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    4. Sisson G, Ralph L, Gould H, Foster DG. Adoption Decision Making among Women Seeking Abortion. Womens Health Issues. 2017 Mar - Apr; 27(2):136-144. PMID: 28153742.
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    5. Ralph L, Foster DG, Kimport K, Turok D, Roberts SC. Measuring decisional certainty among women seeking abortion. Contraception. 2017 Mar; 95(3):269-278. PMID: 27745910.
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    6. Roberts S, Ralph L, Wilsnack SC, Foster DG. Which women are missed by primary health-care based interventions for alcohol and drug use? Addict Behav. 2016 Apr; 55:32-7. PMID: 26774493; PMCID: PMC4721246 [Available on 04/01/17].
    7. Ralph L, Gollub EL, Jones HE. Hormonal contraceptive use and women's risk of HIV acquisition: priorities emerging from recent data. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec; 27(6):487-95. PMID: 26536211.
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    8. Ralph L, McCoy SI, Shiu K, Padian NS. Hormonal contraceptive use and women's risk of HIV acquisition: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Feb; 15(2):181-9. PMID: 25578825; PMCID: PMC4526270.
    9. McCoy SI, Ralph L, Padian NS, Minnis AM. Are hormonal contraceptive users more likely to misreport unprotected sex? Evidence from a biomarker validation study in Zimbabwe. AIDS Behav. 2014 Dec; 18(12):2259-64. PMID: 24619603; PMCID: PMC4162861.
    10. McCoy SI, Buzdugan R, Ralph L, Mushavi A, Mahomva A, Hakobyan A, Watadzaushe C, Dirawo J, Cowan FM, Padian NS. Unmet need for family planning, contraceptive failure, and unintended pregnancy among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in Zimbabwe. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105320. PMID: 25144229; PMCID: PMC4140753.
    11. McCoy SI, Ralph L, Njau PF, Msolla MM, Padian NS. Food insecurity, socioeconomic status, and HIV-related risk behavior among women in farming households in Tanzania. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jul; 18(7):1224-36. PMID: 24097335; PMCID: PMC3977025.
    12. Ralph L, McCoy S, Hallett T, Padian N. Research on hormonal contraception and HIV - Authors' reply. Lancet. 2014 Jan 25; 383(9914):305-6. PMID: 24461119.
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    13. Ralph L, Gould H, Baker A, Foster DG. The role of parents and partners in minors' decisions to have an abortion and anticipated coping after abortion. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr; 54(4):428-34. PMID: 24332398.
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    14. Ralph L, McCoy SI, Hallett T, Padian N. Next steps for research on hormonal contraception and HIV. Lancet. 2013 Nov 02; 382(9903):1467-9. PMID: 23810224.
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    15. Minnis AM, Marchi K, Ralph L, Biggs MA, Combellick S, Arons A, Brindis CD, Braveman P. Limited socioeconomic opportunities and Latina teen childbearing: a qualitative study of family and structural factors affecting future expectations. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Apr; 15(2):334-40. PMID: 22678305; PMCID: PMC3479330.
    16. McCoy SI, Ralph L, Wilson W, Padian NS. Alcohol production as an adaptive livelihood strategy for women farmers in Tanzania and its potential for unintended consequences on women's reproductive health. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e59343. PMID: 23527167; PMCID: PMC3601967.
    17. Brindis CD, Ralph L. Critical junctures: assuring healthy outcomes for adolescents in the new millennium. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2011 Dec; 22(3):341-66, ix. PMID: 22423455.
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    18. Schwartz SL, Brindis CD, Ralph L, Biggs MA. Latina adolescents' perceptions of their male partners' influences on childbearing: findings from a qualitative study in California. Cult Health Sex. 2011 Sep; 13(8):873-86. PMID: 21707264.
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    19. Ralph L, Brindis CD. Access to reproductive healthcare for adolescents: establishing healthy behaviors at a critical juncture in the lifecourse. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct; 22(5):369-74. PMID: 20733485.
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    20. Foster DG, Biggs MA, Ralph L, Arons A, Brindis CD. Family planning and life planning reproductive intentions among individuals seeking reproductive health care. Womens Health Issues. 2008 Sep-Oct; 18(5):351-9. PMID: 18485738.
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    21. Foster DG, Ralph L, Arons A, Brindis CD, Harper CC. Trends in knowledge of emergency contraception among women in California, 1999-2004. Womens Health Issues. 2007 Jan-Feb; 17(1):22-8. PMID: 17321944.
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    22. Ralph L, Brindis C, Shields WC. Mandating parental involvement in adolescents' abortion: implications of a short-sighted policy. Contraception. 2006 Feb; 73(2):211-3. PMID: 16413852.
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