Annual Meeting 2020

PICCK’s First Annual Meeting

Saturday, September 26, 2020
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST

Remote via Zoom

TIME (EST)

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
PICCK

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM
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12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
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2:15 PM – 2:30 PM

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PRESENTATION

Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge Welcome (Katharine White, MD, MPH)

Department of Public Health Policy Update (Jill Clark, MPH)

When Reproductive Health and Technology Collide (Paula Castaño, MD, MPH)

AM Break

Addressing Contraceptive Side Effects (Tessa Madden, MD, MPH)

When Technology Meets Healthcare: Examining Hindrances to Patient Care During COVID-19 (PICCK Community Advisory Board: J Carroll, Joann Thelusma, Angélique Bouthot)

Fertility Desires and Contraceptive Care Among Transmasculine Young Adults (Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH; Alex Cottrill)

Lunch Break

Equity, Justice, & Contraceptive Care (Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH)

Pregnancy rates after Medicaid-funded hysteroscopic compared to laparoscopic sterilization (Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG, MHS)

PICCK Successes In The First Year and Closing Remarks (Katharine White, MD, MPH)

Materials, resources, and more opportunities to engage with PICCK

Katharine White, MD, MPH
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Principal Investigator, PICCK, Boston Medical Center

Dr. White is the Vice Chair of Academics in the Department of OB/GYN, Director of the Family Planning Fellowship at Boston Medical Center and is an Associate Professor of OB/GYN at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the Principal Investigator of PICCK and is active in multiple research studies in various areas of contraception and abortion. Dr. White is also a contributor on sexual health issues for Glamour magazine and a member of the advisory board for Women’s Health.

Paula Castaño, MD, MPH
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Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Director of Outpatient Services, Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Castaño has over 16 years of experience as a family planning clinician and as a researcher in reproductive health. Her primary research interest is the use of innovative technologies, such as text messaging, to collect patient-reported data and improve health care. She has also published an evaluation of smartphone menstrual cycle tracking applications. As medical director of outpatient practices, she develops policies and procedures and collaborates with hospital and university leadership to ensure quality assurance and patient satisfaction.

Community Advisory Board
Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge                                    Presented by J Carroll, Joann Thelusma, and Angélique Bouthot

PICCK’s Community Advisory Board (CAB) is grounded in the belief that everyone brings expertise to the conversation, and that all kinds of expertise are required for us to exceed. The CAB is comprised of a diverse membership of consumers of contraceptive care and community stakeholders throughout the state.
conversations regarding contraception, pregnancy, birthing

Angélique Bouthot, BA
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Community Advisory Board Member

Angélique Bouthot is a graduate fellow at Merrimack College, pursuing an M.Ed. in Community Engagement. Her prior work focuses in sexual health, community outreach, college health promotion, and customer service. Most recently, she was the Community Outreach Manager at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, where she encouraged community members to ask questions, share information, and exercise their right to high quality, inclusive sexual and reproductive healthcare and education.

Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH
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Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health, Tufts University
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Madina Agénor is the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society in the Department of Community Health at Tufts University. She is also Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine and The Fenway Institute. As a social epidemiologist, Dr. Agénor investigates health inequities in relation to sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and gender identity using an intersectional lens. She holds a Doctor of Science in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Women, Gender, and Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a Master of Public Health in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in Community Health and Gender Studies from Brown University.

Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH
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Assistant Professor, Co-Director, Research Section, Director of Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine (RHEDI), and Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Strategic Planning for RHEDI at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Diana N. Carvajal, MD, MPH is a practicing family physician and clinical researcher in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).  She is an assistant professor and is the research  section leader in her department. She is the Director of the Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine (RHEDI) program of the UMSOM Family Medicine Residency Program, and in addition, is the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism and Strategic planning at the national RHEDI program. Her research focuses on LatinX populations and contraceptive decision-making. In her work, Dr. Carvajal strives to use the frameworks of intersectionality and reproductive justice that recognize historic and current injustices perpetuated against marginalized people.

Jill Clark, MPH
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Director, Division of Child/Adolescent Health and Reproductive Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jill Clark is currently the Director of the Division of Child/Adolescent Health and Reproductive Health at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  She provides leadership and strategic direction for school, community, and clinical programs intended to provide better access to sexual and reproductive health clinical services, education, and primary care for youth and adults.  She received her MPH in Global Reproductive Health from Emory University.

Tessa Madden, MD, MPH
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Director, Division of Family Planning
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Madden received her medical doctorate from Washington University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University – New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She then obtained her Master’s in Public Health and completed a Fellowship in Family Planning at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is active in patient care, clinical research, and education. Her research interests include improving delivery of contraceptive care and reducing barriers to contraception. contraceptive care and reducing barriers to contraception.

J Carroll, Esq.
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Community Advisory Board Member

J Carroll is a family law attorney and Director of the Legal Advocacy Program at a local domestic violence organization.  J identifies as a white, queer, non-binary trans solo parent by choice.  J strongly believes that reproductive justice and family planning is not just about choices surrounding having children, it is also about access to the resources to safely parent the children you do have. J brings experience advocating for trans and non-binary folks to be included in research and conversations regarding contraception, pregnancy, birthing, and parenting.

Joann Thelusma, BS
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Community Advisory Board Member

Joann Thelusma is a doula, childbirth educator, and maternal mental health advocate. She is the owner and founder of Aila Birth Village, a Boston-based private doula practice. Since 2019, she has attended over thirty births at hospitals, birth centers, and homes. Joann is passionate about birth options advocacy, eliminating pregnancy-related racial and ethnic disparities, and reducing traumatic maternal and infant birth outcomes. A strong supporter of community building and outreach, Joann is a Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (R.O.S.E.) Community Transformer and volunteer breastfeeding peer counselor.

Alex Cottrill, BA
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MPH Student, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Alex Cottrill is a MPH student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He brings several years of experience in research, including in his previous role as a Research Coordinator at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, addressing the impact of stigma and stigmatized identities on reproductive health and health access, with a particular focus on the reproductive health experiences of transgender and nonbinary individuals. particular focus on the reproductive health experiences of

 

Medicine (RHEDI) program of the UMSOM Family Medicine Residency Program, and in addition, is the Director of Diversity, nd reproductive justice that recognize historic and current injustices perpetuated against marginalized people.

Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG, MHS
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Director, Yale Fellowship in Family Planning at Yale University School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, RS

Dr. Gariepy is the Associate Chief of Family Planning, Director of the Family Planning Fellowship, and Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. Her research focuses on developing and testing innovative, multi-faceted strategies for decreasing unintended pregnancy in marginalized populations, with specific focus on female sterilization, the effect of unintended pregnancy on women, cost and contraceptive provision, and digital health interventions to improve reproductive health. She is the Principal Investigator of a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) award, “Real world effectiveness and safety of hysteroscopic (Essure®) compared to laparoscopic sterilization.”

Recordings

Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge Welcome (Katharine White, MD, MPH)

Department of Public Health Policy Update (Jill Clark, MPH)

When Reproductive Health and Technology Collide (Paula Castaño, MD, MPH)

Addressing Contraceptive Side Effects (Tessa Madden, MD, MPH)

When Technology Meets Healthcare: Examining Hindrances to Patient Care During COVID-19 (PICCK Community Advisory Board: J Carroll, Joann Thelusma, Angélique Bouthot)

Fertility Desires and Contraceptive Care Among Transmasculine Young Adults (Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH; Alex Cottrill)

Equity, Justice, & Contraceptive Care (Diana Carvajal, MD, MPH)

PICCK Successes In The First Year and Closing Remarks (Katharine White, MD, MPH)