Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Rebound of medication abortion in Texas following updated mifepristone labelContraception.  99:278-280. 2019
2019 Counseling and referrals for women with unplanned pregnancies at publicly funded family planning organizations in TexasContraception.  99:48-51. 2019
2018 Norms and stigma around unintended pregnancy in Alabama: Associations with recent contraceptive use and dual method use among young women 2018
2018 Abortion "reversal"-Legislating without evidenceNew England Journal of Medicine.  379:1491-1493. 2018
2018 Providing Family Planning Services at Primary Care Organizations after the Exclusion of Planned Parenthood from Publicly Funded Programs in Texas: Early Qualitative EvidenceHealth Services Research.  53:2770-2786. 2018
2018 Unmet demand for short-acting hormonal and long-acting reversible contraception among community college students in TexasJournal of American College Health.  66:360-368. 2018
2018 Contraception after Delivery among Publicly Insured Women in Texas: Use Compared with PreferenceObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  73:5-6. 2018
2017 Does information about abortion safety affect Texas voters’ opinions about restrictive laws? A randomized studyContraception.  96:381-387. 2017
2017 The Availability and Use of Postpartum LARC in Mexico and Among Hispanics in the United StatesMaternal and Child Health Journal.  21:1744-1752. 2017
2017 A socio-ecological approach for examining factors related to contraceptive use among recent Latina immigrants in an emerging Latino state 2017
2017 Contraception after Delivery among Publicly Insured Women in TexasObstetrics and Gynecology.  130:393-402. 2017
2017 Barriers to Offering Vasectomy at Publicly Funded Family Planning Organizations in TexasAmerican Journal of Men's Health.  11:757-766. 2017
2017 Gerdts et Al. RespondAmerican Journal of Public Health.  107:e24-e25. 2017
2017 Norms and stigma regarding pregnancy decisions during an unintended pregnancy: Development and predictors of scales among young women in the U.S. SouthPLoS One.  12. 2017
2017 Change in distance to nearest facility and abortion in Texas, 2012 to 2014Journal of the American Medical Association.  317:437-439. 2017
2016 Women's Knowledge of and Support for Abortion Restrictions in Texas: Findings from a Statewide Representative SurveyPerspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.  48:189-197. 2016
2016 Women's experience obtaining abortion care in Texas after implementation of restrictive abortion laws: A qualitative studyPLoS One.  11. 2016
2016 Social Norms and Stigma Regarding Unintended Pregnancy and Pregnancy Decisions: A Qualitative Study of Young Women in AlabamaPerspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.  48:73-81. 2016
2016 Experiences Accessing Abortion Care in Alabama among Women Traveling for ServicesWomen's Health Issues.  26:298-304. 2016
2016 Impact of clinic closures on women obtaining abortion services after implementation of a restrictive law in TexasAmerican Journal of Public Health.  106:857-864. 2016
2016 Perceived interest in vasectomy among latina women and their partners in a community with limited access to female sterilizationJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  27:762-777. 2016
2016 Women's experiences seeking abortion care shortly after the closure of clinics due to a restrictive law in TexasContraception.  93:292-297. 2016
2016 Barriers to Postpartum Contraception in Texas and Pregnancy Within 2 Years of DeliveryObstetrics and Gynecology.  127:289-296. 2016
2015 Complications from first-trimester aspiration abortion: a systematic review of the literatureContraception.  92:422-438. 2015
2015 Geographic Variation in Characteristics of Postpartum Women Using Female SterilizationWomen's Health Issues.  25:628-633. 2015
2015 Continuing pregnancy after mifepristone and "reversal" of first-trimester medical abortion: A systematic reviewContraception.  92:206-211. 2015
2015 Contraception after delivery and short interpregnancy intervals among women in the United StatesObstetrics and Gynecology.  125:1471-1477. 2015
2015 Women's Experiences Seeking Publicly Funded FamilyPlanning Services in TexasPerspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.  47:63-70. 2015
2015 The impact of reproductive health legislation on family planning clinic services in TexasAmerican Journal of Public Health.  105:851-858. 2015
2015 Comparison of self-rated health among Latina immigrants in a Southern U.S. City and a national sampleAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  350:290-295. 2015
2014 Change in abortion services after implementation of a restrictive lawin TexasContraception.  90:496-501. 2014
2014 Unmet demand for highly effective postpartum contraception in TexasContraception.  90:488-495. 2014
2014 Impact of Alabama's immigration law on access to health care among latina immigrants and children: Implications for national reformAmerican Journal of Public Health.  104:397-405. 2014
2014 The public health threat of anti-abortion legislationContraception.  89:73-74. 2014
2014 Changes in use of county public health services following implementation of Alabama’s immigration lawJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  25:1844-1852. 2014
2014 Reconsidering racial/ethnic differences in sterilization in the United StatesContraception.  89:550-556. 2014
2014 Variation in postpartum contraceptive method use: Results from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)Contraception.  89:57-62. 2014
2013 Atitudes Surrounding Contraceptive Responsibility: Do Latino Youth Difer from Other Groups?Journal of Applied Research on Children.  4. 2013
2013 Hypertension among oral contraceptive users in El Paso, TexasJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  24:1511-1521. 2013
2013 Patterns of contraceptive use among Mexican-origin womenDemographic Research.  28:1199-1212. 2013
2013 Knowledge and attitudes about long-acting reversible contraception among Latina women who desire sterilizationWomen's Health Issues.  23. 2013
2013 Hospital variation in postpartum tubal sterilization rates in California and TexasObstetrics and Gynecology.  121:152-158. 2013
2013 The impact of outmigration of men on fertility and marriage in the migrant-sending states of Mexico, 1995-2000 2013
2012 Frustrated Demand for Sterilization Among Low-Income Latinas in El Paso, TexasPerspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.  44:228-235. 2012
2012 Reproductive health preventive screening among clinic vs. over-the-counter oral contraceptive usersContraception.  86:376-382. 2012
2012 Cutting family planning in TexasNew England Journal of Medicine.  367:1179-1181. 2012
2012 Contraindications to progestin-only oral contraceptive pills among reproductive-aged womenContraception.  86:199-203. 2012
2012 Design and evaluation of a theory-based, culturally relevant outreach model for breast and cervical cancer screening for latina immigrants 2012
2011 Contraindications to combined oral contraceptives among over-the-counter compared with prescription users.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  117:558-565. 2011
2011 Exposure to international migration and its effect on childbearing in TurkeyInternational Migration Review.  45:123-147. 2011
2010 Clinic versus over-the-counter access to oral contraception: Choices women make along the US-Mexico borderAmerican Journal of Public Health.  100:1130-1136. 2010
2009 Role exchange in medical interpretation 2009
2006 Health seeking behavior among pregnant women in rural HaitiHealth Care for Women International.  27:822-838. 2006


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2013 Lessons for border research: The border contraceptive access study.  249-264. 2013

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University of Texas System : Austin 2011
  • Master of Public Health in International Public Health / International Health, Tulane University 2003
  • Master of Humanities in Latin American Studies, University of Arizona 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of New Mexico 1998
  • Full Name

  • Kari White