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TxPEP is seeking a postdoctoral scholar.

Open Position for TxPEP Postdoctoral Researcher: Apply Now

Fri, Dec 8, 2017

The Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce an opening for a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship with the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP).


New TxPEP Research Brief.

Does Religion Influence Contraception among Low-Income Hispanic Women in Texas? New TxPEP Research Brief

Mon, Aug 7, 2017

TxPEP has published a new research brief, entitled "Does Religion Influence Contraception among Low-Income Hispanic Women in Texas?"


Letter from TxPEP on Healthy Texas Women 1115(a) family planning waiver application.

TxPEP Submits Letter to CMS Re: Healthy Texas Women 1115(a) Medicaid Demonstration Waiver Application

Sat, Aug 5, 2017

TxPEP has submitted an official letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


New research published in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

TxPEP Study Identifies Unmet Demand for LARC Among Recent Mothers in TX

Mon, Jul 31, 2017

A new TxPEP study published in Obstetrics & Gynecology identifies unmet demand for long-acting reversible contraception among recent mothers in Texas.


New TxPEP publication.

New Article, "Prevalence and Predictors of Prenatal and Postpartum Contraceptive Counseling in Two Texas Cities"

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

TxPEP has published a new article in Women's Health Issues entitled "Prevalence and Predictors of Prenatal and Postpartum Contraceptive Counseling in Two Texas Cities."


Huffington Post Op-Ed.

New Huffington Post Op-Ed on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt One-Year Anniversary

Wed, Jun 28, 2017

TxPEP investigator Daniel Grossman has published a Huffington Post op-ed looking back on the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt Supreme Court ruling.


TxPEP submits letter to TX HHSC.

TxPEP Submits Letter to Texas HHSC Regarding Healthy Texas Women 1115 Demonstration Waiver

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

TxPEP submitted a letter to Texas Health and Human Services Commission regarding the Healthy Texas Women 1115 Demonstration waiver.


TxPEP testifies today.

TxPEP Researchers Testify on HB 747, Emergency Contraception Provision to Sexual Assault Survivors

Wed, Apr 5, 2017

TxPEP researcher Kathleen Broussard is testifying today on behalf of TxPEP investigator Kristine Hopkins and on behalf of herself in a State Affairs Committee hearing on HB 747, a bill concerning the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception for sexual assault survivors.


New York Times image: Bobbi Fergus, community health care director for the Racine Health Department in Wisconsin, seeing patient.

New York Times Interviews Joseph Potter on TxPEP NEJM Research

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The New York Times interviews TxPEP lead investigator Joseph Potter on TxPEP research published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


New TxPEP publication in AJMH.

New TxPEP Publication on Barriers to Offering Vasectomy in TX Family Planning Clinics

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

New research from TxPEP entitled "Barriers to Offering Vasectomy at Publicly Funded Family Planning Organizations in Texas," recently published in the American Journal of Men's Health, provides insight into why vasectomy is not more widely available at family planning clinics in Texas.


Managed Care Magazine.

Managed Care Magazine Features Joseph Potter on Defunding Planned Parenthood in Texas

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Managed Care Magazine features Joseph Potter as an expert in an article on defunding Planned Parenthood in Texas.


TxPEP op-ed on defunding Planned Parenthood in The Washington Post.

TxPEP Op-Ed on Defunding Planned Parenthood in Texas Published in Washington Post

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

An op-ed by TxPEP researchers Joseph Potter and Kari White on defunding Planned Parenthood in Texas is featured in The Washington Post.


TxPEP infographic on increase in travel distance folllowing clinic closures.

New TxPEP Infographic on Greater Travel Distance Following Clinic Closures; Reduced Access to Abortion

Wed, Feb 1, 2017

A new TxPEP infographic details the way greater travel distance following clinic closures reduced access to abortion in Texas.


New TxPEP publication in JAMA.

New TxPEP Research in JAMA Finds Increased Travel Distance to Clinics is Associated with Decreases in Abortion Numbers

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

New TxPEP research exploring the impact of House Bill 2 found that increases in travel distance to the nearest abortion clinic caused by clinic closures were closely associated with decreases in the official number of abortions.


An op-ed by Daniel Grossman has been published in USA Today.

"Trump is Wrong on Abortion and Roe v. Wade," New TxPEP Op-Ed in USA Today

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

A new op-ed from TxPEP Investigator Daniel Grossman entitled "Trump is Wrong on Abortion and Roe v. Wade" has been published in USA Today.