Lori Freedman, PhD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1330 Broadway St, #1100
Oakland CA 94612
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    University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral Studies Graduate Division
    University of California, DavisPhD2008Sociology

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    1. Beyond Hobby Lobby: Employer's responsibilities and opportunities to improve network access to reproductive healthcare for employees. Contracept X. 2022; 4:100078. Hasselbacher LA, Wingo E, Cacioppo A, McHugh A, Stulberg D, Freedman L. PMID: 35620729; PMCID: PMC9127306.
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    2. What you don't know can hurt you: Patient and provider perspectives on postpartum contraceptive care in Illinois Catholic Hospitals. Contraception. 2022 03; 107:62-67. Wong ZJ, Thompson L, Boulware A, Chen J, Freedman L, Stulberg D, Hasselbacher L. PMID: 34748754.
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    3. "Going through it together": Being accompanied by loved ones during birth and abortion. Soc Sci Med. 2021 09; 284:114234. Altshuler AL, Ojanen-Goldsmith A, Blumenthal PD, Freedman LR. PMID: 34303291.
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    4. Reproductive healthcare denials among a privately insured population. Prev Med Rep. 2021 Sep; 23:101450. Hebert LE, Wingo EE, Hasselbacher L, Schueler KE, Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. PMID: 34258172; PMCID: PMC8254036.
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    5. Expectations about availability of contraception and abortion at a hypothetical Catholic hospital: Rural-urban disparities among Wisconsin women. Contraception. 2021 11; 104(5):506-511. Kramer RD, Higgins JA, Burns ME, Stulberg DB, Freedman LR. PMID: 34058222.
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    6. Prevalence and experiences of Wisconsin women turned away from Catholic settings without receiving reproductive care. Contraception. 2021 10; 104(4):377-382. Kramer RD, Higgins JA, Burns ME, Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. PMID: 34023379.
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    7. Denial of tubal ligation in religious hospitals: Consumer attitudes when insurance limits hospital choice. Contraception. 2021 08; 104(2):194-201. Schueler KE, Hebert LE, Wingo EE, Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. PMID: 33657425.
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    8. Interprofessional Abortion Opposition: A National Survey and Qualitative Interviews with Abortion Training Program Directors at U.S. Teaching Hospitals. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2020 12; 52(4):235-244. Bennett AH, Freedman L, Landy U, Langton C, Ly E, Rocca CH. PMID: 33415806.
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    9. The Fine Line Between Informing and Coercing: Community Health Center Clinicians' Approaches to Counseling Young People About IUDs. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2020 12; 52(4):245-252. Biggs MA, Tome L, Mays A, Kaller S, Harper CC, Freedman L. PMID: 33289277.
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    10. P73 Employer vs. employee perspectives on religious healthcare denials and insurance networks: A mixed methods study. Contraception. 2020 Oct 1; 102(4):300-301. Hasselbacher HL, Cacioppo CA, McHugh MA, Wingo WE, Hebert HL, Stulberg SD, Freedman FL. .
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    11. Restrictions on Reproductive Care at Catholic Hospitals: A Qualitative Study of Patient Experiences and Perspectives. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2020 Oct-Dec; 11(4):257-267. Wascher JM, Stulberg DB, Freedman LR. PMID: 32940553.
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    12. Anticipatory Counseling About Miscarriage Management in Catholic Hospitals: A Qualitative Exploration of Women's Preferences. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2020 09; 52(3):171-179. Wingo EE, Wascher JM, Stulberg DB, Freedman LR. PMID: 33191575.
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    13. Abortion Policies in U.S. Teaching Hospitals: Formal and Informal Parameters Beyond the Law. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 06; 135(6):1296-1305. Zeldovich VB, Rocca CH, Langton C, Landy U, Ly ES, Freedman LR. PMID: 32459421.
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    14. Exploring young women's reasons for adopting intrauterine or oral emergency contraception in the United States: a qualitative study. BMC Womens Health. 2020 01 28; 20(1):15. Kaller S, Mays A, Freedman L, Harper CC, Biggs MA. PMID: 31992295; PMCID: PMC6986082.
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    15. Choosing a hospital for obstetric, gynecologic, or reproductive healthcare: what matters most to patients? Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2020 02; 2(1):100067. Hebert LE, Freedman L, Stulberg DB. PMID: 33345982.
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    16. Women's Expectation of Receiving Reproductive Health Care at Catholic and Non-Catholic Hospitals. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2019 09; 51(3):135-142. Stulberg DB, Guiahi M, Hebert LE, Freedman LR. PMID: 31483947.
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    17. The Zero Trimester: Pre-Pregnancy Care and the Politics of Reproductive Risk. Contemporary Sociology A Journal of Reviews. 2019 Jan 10; 48(1):107-108. Freedman FL. .
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    18. Promoting medical student self-awareness through a challenging patient workshop. Med Educ. 2018 11; 52(11):1193-1194. Steinauer J, Baron M, Freedman L, Perrucci A, Dehlendorf C, Cipriano SD. PMID: 30280419.
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    19. Do women know whether their hospital is Catholic? Results from a national survey. Contraception. 2018 12; 98(6):498-503. Wascher JM, Hebert LE, Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. PMID: 29856965.
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    20. Expanding the Abortion Provider Workforce: A Qualitative Study of Organizations Implementing a New California Policy. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2018 03; 50(1):33-39. Battistelli MF, Magnusson S, Biggs MA, Freedman L. PMID: 29443434.
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    21. Religious hospital policies on reproductive care: what do patients want to know? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 02; 218(2):251.e1-251.e9. Freedman LR, Hebert LE, Battistelli MF, Stulberg DB. PMID: 29221943.
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    22. Abortion opposition and interprofessional conflict: a national survey of obstetrics–gynecology teaching hospitals. Contraception. 2017 Oct 1; 96(4):265. Rocca RC, Freedman FL, Langton LC, Ly LE, Landy LU. .
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    23. Do women know when their hospital is Catholic and how this affects their care? Findings from the Patient Awareness of Religious Restrictions in Catholic Hospitals (PARRCH) national survey. Contraception. 2017 Oct 1; 96(4):268-269. Stulberg SD, Wascher WJ, Geng GC, Freedman FL. .
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    24. Abortion care policies and enforcement in U.S. obstetrics–gynecology teaching hospitals: a national survey. Contraception. 2017 Oct 1; 96(4):265. Freedman FL, Langton LC, Landy LU, Ly LE, Rocca RC. .
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    25. A good abortion experience: A qualitative exploration of women's needs and preferences in clinical care. Soc Sci Med. 2017 10; 191:109-116. Altshuler AL, Ojanen-Goldsmith A, Blumenthal PD, Freedman LR. PMID: 28917139.
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    26. Institutional Religious Policies That Follow Obstetricians and Gynecologists Into Practice. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Aug; 9(4):447-450. Steinauer J, Freedman L. PMID: 28824756; PMCID: PMC5559238.
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    27. "She's on her own": a thematic analysis of clinicians' comments on abortion referral. Contraception. 2017 May; 95(5):470-476. Homaifar N, Freedman L, French V. PMID: 28131650.
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    28. Abortion Stigma Among Low-Income Women Obtaining Abortions in Western Pennsylvania: A Qualitative Assessment. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2017 03; 49(1):29-36. Gelman A, Rosenfeld EA, Nikolajski C, Freedman LR, Steinberg JR, Borrero S. PMID: 27984674; PMCID: PMC5572656.
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    29. The Stratified Legitimacy of Abortions. J Health Soc Behav. 2016 12; 57(4):503-516. Kimport K, Weitz TA, Freedman L. PMID: 27856971.
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    30. Policy Brief. J Health Soc Behav. 2016 12; 57(4):502. Kimport K, Weitz TA, Freedman L. PMID: 27856970.
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    31. Referrals for Services Prohibited In Catholic Health Care Facilities. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 09; 48(3):111-7. Stulberg DB, Jackson RA, Freedman LR. PMID: 27467888.
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    32. The Research Consortium on Religious Healthcare Institutions: studying the impact of religious restrictions on women's reproductive health. Contraception. 2016 07; 94(1):6-10. Freedman LR, Stulberg DB. PMID: 27036301.
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    33. Exploring the Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse. Violence Against Women. 2016 Apr; 22(5):609-24. Li E, Freedman LR, Fernandez Y Garcia E, Miller E. PMID: 26466975; PMCID: PMC4785032.
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    34. What constitutes a good abortion and a good birth? A qualitative analysis of women's pregnancy experiences. Contraception. 2015 Oct 1; 92(4):365-366. Altshuler AA, Ojanen-Goldsmith OA, Blumenthal BP, Freedman FL. .
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    35. Radical or routine? Nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives, and physician assistants as abortion providers. Reprod Health Matters. 2015 May; 23(45):90-2. Freedman L, Battistelli MF, Gerdts C, McLemore M. PMID: 26278836.
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    36. Race and reproductive coercion: a qualitative assessment. Womens Health Issues. 2015 May-Jun; 25(3):216-23. Nikolajski C, Miller E, McCauley HL, Akers A, Schwarz EB, Freedman L, Steinberg J, Ibrahim S, Borrero S. PMID: 25748823; PMCID: PMC4430345.
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    37. Women know best--findings from a thematic analysis of 5,214 surveys of abortion care experience. Womens Health Issues. 2014 Nov-Dec; 24(6):594-9. McLemore MR, Desai S, Freedman L, James EA, Taylor D. PMID: 25442704.
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    38. "It just happens": a qualitative study exploring low-income women's perspectives on pregnancy intention and planning. Contraception. 2015 Feb; 91(2):150-6. Borrero S, Nikolajski C, Steinberg JR, Freedman L, Akers AY, Ibrahim S, Schwarz EB. PMID: 25477272; PMCID: PMC4303515.
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    39. Tubal ligation in Catholic hospitals: a qualitative study of ob-gyns' experiences. Contraception. 2014 Oct; 90(4):422-8. Stulberg DB, Hoffman Y, Dahlquist IH, Freedman LR. PMID: 24912729; PMCID: PMC4154979.
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    40. Impact of partial participation in integrated family planning training on medical knowledge, patient communication and professionalism. Contraception. 2014 Apr; 89(4):278-85. Steinauer JE, Turk JK, Preskill F, Devaskar S, Freedman L, Landy U. PMID: 24582354.
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    41. How clinicians develop confidence in their competence in performing aspiration abortion. Qual Health Res. 2014 Jan; 24(1):78-89. Freedman L, Levi A. PMID: 24265103.
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    42. Conflicts in Care for Obstetric Complications in Catholic Hospitals. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 2013 Oct 1; 4(4):121220231819001. Freedman FL, Stulberg SD. .
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    43. Conflicts in Care for Obstetric Complications in Catholic Hospitals. AJOB Primary Research. 2013; 4(4):1-10. Freedman, LR Stulberg, DB. View Publication.
    44. Tubal sterilization in catholic hospitals: the rules and realities from ob/gyns' perspectives. Contraception. 2012 Sep 1; 86(3):322. Stulberg SD, Freedman FL. .
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    45. Postabortion contraception: qualitative interviews on counseling and provision of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2012 Jun; 44(2):100-6. Morse J, Freedman L, Speidel JJ, Thompson KM, Stratton L, Harper CC. PMID: 22681425.
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    46. The Politics of Motherhood Meets the Politics of Poverty. Contemporary Sociology A Journal of Reviews. 2012 Jan 1; 41(1):36-42. Freedman FL, Weitz WT. .
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    47. Women's decision making regarding choice of second trimester termination method for pregnancy complications. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012 Mar; 116(3):244-8. Kerns J, Vanjani R, Freedman L, Meckstroth K, Drey EA, Steinauer J. PMID: 22169044.
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    48. Resistance and vulnerability to stigmatization in abortion work. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Nov; 73(9):1357-64. O'Donnell J, Weitz TA, Freedman LR. PMID: 21940082.
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    49. Informing abortion counseling: an examination of evidence-based practices used in emotional care for other stigmatized and sensitive health issues. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Dec; 81(3):415-21. Upadhyay UD, Cockrill K, Freedman LR. PMID: 20926226.
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    50. Counseling women with early pregnancy failure: utilizing evidence, preserving preference. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Dec; 81(3):454-61. Wallace RR, Goodman S, Freedman LR, Dalton VK, Harris LH. PMID: 21093193.
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    51. Obstacles to the integration of abortion into obstetrics and gynecology practice. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2010 Sep; 42(3):146-51. Freedman L, Landy U, Darney P, Steinauer J. PMID: 20887283.
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    52. Obstetrician-gynecologist experiences with abortion training: physician insights from a qualitative study. Contraception. 2010 Jun; 81(6):525-30. Freedman L, Landy U, Steinauer J. PMID: 20472121.
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    53. When there's a heartbeat: miscarriage management in Catholic-owned hospitals. Am J Public Health. 2008 Oct; 98(10):1774-8. Freedman LR, Landy U, Steinauer J. PMID: 18703442; PMCID: PMC2636458.
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    54. Advance supply of emergency contraception. effect on use and usual contraception--a randomized trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Jul; 102(1):8-16. Jackson RA, Schwarz EB, Freedman L, Darney P. PMID: 12850599.
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    55. Advance Supply of Emergency Contraception. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003 Jul 1; 102(1):8-16. Jackson JR, Schwarz SE, Freedman FL, Darney DP. .
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