Steph Herold

Title(s)Research Analyst, Ob/Gyn, Reproductive Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-353-4612
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    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NYMPH05/2013Population and Family Health

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    Steph Herold, MPH, is a Researcher who studies the portrayal of abortion on television and in film as part of the Abortion Onscreen team at Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health. Steph has over fifteen years of experience in the reproductive health, rights, and justice fields, and has won several awards, including the Rosie Jimenez Award from the Women’s Medical Fund. Steph has co-authored a dozen peer-reviewed publications and grey literature papers mainly focusing on abortion in popular culture, abortion stigma, and self-managed abortion. Steph currently serves on the Board of Directors of All-Options. Her past board tenure includes serving on the Advisory Board of ReproAction, the Board of Directors of the New York Abortion Access Fund, the inaugural Steering Committee of the International Network for the Reduction of Abortion Discrimination and Stigma, and the Board of Directors of ACCESS: Women’s Health Justice. Steph earned her MPH from Columbia University and her BA from Bryn Mawr College.
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    1. 'I could see myself doing something like that': US women's engagement with characters who experience abortion, adoption and surrogacy on Little Fires Everywhere. Cult Health Sex. 2023 Aug 07; 1-16. Herold S, Sisson G. PMID: 37548147.
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    2. “You can’t tell this story without abortion”: television creators on narrative intention and development of abortion stories on their shows. 2023. Stephanie Herold Gretchen Sisson. . View Publication.
    3. Abortion in Popular Culture: A Call to Action. When Stories Are All We Have: The Role of Television in a Future in Which Abortion is Illegal. 2023. Stephanie Herold Gretchen Sisson. . View Publication.
    4. From ‘Dirty Dancing’ to ‘Scandal,’ On-Screen Abortion Stories Carry Sway. The New York Times. 2022. Stephanie Herold. . View Publication.
    5. Hollywood's Role in Stigmatizing Abortion. The American Prospect. 2022. Stephanie Herold. . View Publication.
    6. Increased Visibility, Increasing Restrictions: Abortion on TV. Los Angeles Review of Books. 2021. Lauren Herold Steph Herold. . View Publication.
    7. Prime-time abortion on Grey's Anatomy: What do US viewers learn from fictional portrayals of abortion on television? Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2021 03; 53(1-2):13-22. Sisson G, Walter N, Herold S, Brooks JJ. PMID: 34549534.
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    8. Disseminating Evidence on Abortion Facilities to Health Departments: A Randomized Study of E-mail Strategies. Health Commun. 2021 Jun 01; 1-10. Woodruff K, Berglas N, Herold S, Roberts SCM. PMID: 34061693.
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    9. “I can’t believe your mixed ass wasn’t on the pill!”: race and abortion on American scripted television, 2008-2019. 2020; 22(4). Stephanie Herold Gretchen Sisson Renee Bracey Sherman . . View Publication.
    10. Abortion on American television: An update on recent portrayals, 2015-2019. Contraception. 2020 12; 102(6):421-423. Herold S, Sisson G. PMID: 32905792.
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    11. Experiences of harassment and empowerment after sharing personal abortion stories publicly. Contracept X. 2020; 2:100021. Woodruff K, Schroeder R, Herold S, Roberts SCM, Berglas NF. PMID: 32550536; PMCID: PMC7286175.
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    12. Self-managed abortion: A systematic scoping review. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2020 Feb; 63:87-110. Moseson H, Herold S, Filippa S, Barr-Walker J, Baum SE, Gerdts C. PMID: 31859163.
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    13. Hangers, Potions, and Pills: Abortion Procedures on American Television, 2008 to 2018. Womens Health Issues. 2019 Nov - Dec; 29(6):499-505. Herold S, Sisson G. PMID: 31331660.
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    14. "The stakes are so high": interviews with progressive journalists reporting on abortion. Contraception. 2017 Dec; 96(6):395-400. Sisson G, Herold S, Woodruff K. PMID: 28844876.
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    15. Women's Private Conversations about Abortion: A Qualitative Study. Women Health. 2015; 55(8):943-59. Herold S, Kimport K, Cockrill K. PMID: 26086582.
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