Upcoming Bixby Activities – Journal Club, Research Project, and Certificate

The Bixby Journal Club

When: 12:00 – 12:50 PM, Tuesday April 5th

Location: CHS 16-154 (Brentwood Room)

The UCLA Bixby Center would like to invite you to participate in this quarter’s Bixby Journal Club!
The Bixby Journal Club offers a forum for interested graduate students and faculty to discuss critical issues in reproductive health, from the perspective of noted theorists and activists.
This year, we will be reading excerpts from Reproduction & Society: Interdisciplinary Readings (Joffe & Reich, 2014) 
The meeting on April 5th will focus on two articles on contraception and sterilization by Dorothy Roberts and Rayna Rapp. 
All readings will be available via email. Lunch will be provided. 
To join the Bixby Journal Club, please email Ruth Hsu at
by 04/01/16.


The Bixby Center Research Project:
Call for Interviewers for Female Condom and Emergency Contraceptive Study

When: April 8th & 15th from 1-5:00 PM

Location: 1-411 MRL & 16-154 CHS (Brentwood) 

The Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health is recruiting volunteer research interviewers for our Female Condom and Emergency Contraceptive Accessibility Study.
As a interviewer, you will help researchers better understand youth’s access to female-powered birth control methods,
gain experience contributing to a research study, learn phone interview techniques, and
receive a $20.00 gift card.
Who can be an interviewer: Currently enrolled UCLA students (undergrad and grad)
What’s involved: Calling pharmacies across the Southwest U.S. and completing questionnaires about your call experience. 
Complementary lunch will be provided per full session.
If interested, please contact the Bixby Program Assistant, Ruth Hsu <ruthrhsu@ucla.edu>
See attached flyer for more information.


The Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health: Call for Bixby Certificate Applications

The Certificate shows that the student has completed coursework and fieldwork recommended by the Bixby Center and has developed competency in: population and reproductive health policies and programs, socioeconomic and behavioral factors, program design and
evaluation, health education, ethics and advocacy.
The Certificate demonstrates to future employers that the student has achieved a specialization in population and reproductive health.  
Any UCLA graduate student is eligible to apply.
Please contact the Bixby Program Assistant, Ruth Hsu, at
if you would like to have a 15 minute one-on-one appointment on how to prepare and apply for the Bixby Certificate.  
All application materials must be submitted to Rachel Veerman <rveerman@ucla.edu>  by
April 20th, 2016 at 10 PM. 
See attached flyers for more information.


Ruth Hsu

UCLA Bixby Program Assistant 

MPH ’16

Department of Community Health Sciences

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

ruthrhsu@ucla.edu | c: 510-367-4410