About the Presentation
Dr. Steinberg will present her research program understanding the association between abortion and mental health, which has used U.S. nationally representative data, Danish Population Registries, and the Turnaway study. This talk will also discuss how this research area is used in policy and clinical implications of this work.
About the Speaker
Julia R. Steinberg is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Science, in the School of Public Health, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Trained as a social psychologist and drawing from demography, her research is at the intersection of psychology and reproductive health. More specifically her research largely focuses on 1) understanding the association between abortion and mental health, and 2) examining the role of mental health and other psychosocial factors in unintended pregnancy.