Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
 

Jennifer J. Frost, Senior Research Associate

Jennifer J. Frost, DrPH, joined the Guttmacher Institute in 1992. She is currently a Senior Research Associate at the Institute. Over the last two decades, she has served as the principal investigator for numerous studies examining family planning service delivery, contraceptive use, unintended pregnancy, adolescent sexuality and pregnancy, and access to reproductive health care. Dr. Frost received a B.A. from Pomona College and her M.P.H. and DrPH. in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a member of the American Public Health Association, the Population Association of America, the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population.

Recent Publications Include:

Frost JJ et al., Return on investment: A fuller assessment of the benefits and cost savings of the US publicly funded family planning program, The Milbank Quarterly, 2014, <http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1111/1468-0009.12080/>.

Frost JJ, Zolna MR and Frohwirth L, Contraceptive Needs and Services, 2012 Update, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2014.

Gold RB, Hasstedt K and Frost JJ, Title X: A critical difference, Contraception, 2014, 89(2): 71-72.

Frost JJ, Zolna MR and Frohwirth L, Contraceptive Needs and Services, 2010, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2013.

Frost JJ, U.S. Women’s Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Trends, Sources of Care and Factors Associated with Use, 1995–2010, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2013.

Frost JJ and Lindberg LD, Reasons for using contraception: perspectives of U.S. women seeking care at specialized family planning clinics, 2013, Contraception, 87(4): 465-472.

Frost JJ, Gold RB and Bucek A, Specialized family planning clinics in the United States: Why women choose them and their role in meeting women’s health care needs, Women's Health Issues, 2012, 22(6): e519-e525.

Frost JJ et at., Variation in Service Delivery Practices Among Clinics Providing Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in 2010, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2012.

Frost JJ, Lindberg LD and Finer LB, Young adults' contraceptive knowledge, norms and attitudes: associations with risk of unintended pregnancy, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2012, 44(2):107-116.

Frost JJ, Jerman J and Sonfield A, Health Information Technology and Publicly Funded Family Planning Agencies: Readiness, Use and Challenges, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2012.

Frost JJ, The state of hormonal contraception today: overview of unintended pregnancy, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2011, 205(4):S1-S3.

Kavanaugh ML, Lindberg LD and Frost JJ, Factors influencing partners' involvement in women's contraceptive services, Contraception, 2012, 85(1):83-90.

Zolna MR, Lindberg LD and Frost JJ, Couple-Focused Services in Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics: Identifying the Need, 2009, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2011.

Sonfield A, Frost JJ and Gold RB, Estimating the Impact of Expanding Medicaid Eligibility For Family Planning Services: 2011 Update, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2011.

Frost JJ, Henshaw SK and Sonfield A, Contraceptive Needs and Services, National and State Data, 2008 Update, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2010.

Gold RB et al., Next Steps for America’s Family Planning Program: Leveraging the Potential of Medicaid and Title X in an Evolving Health Care System, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2009.

Frost JJ, Trends in US women’s use of sexual and reproductive health care services, 1995–2002, American Journal of Public Health, 2008, 98(10):1-4.

Frost JJ, Finer LB and Tapales A, The impact of publicly funded family planning clinic services on unintended pregnancies and government cost savings, Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 2008, 19(3):777-795.

Landry D, Wei J and Frost JJ, Public and private providers' involvement in improving their patients' contraceptive use, Contraception, 2008, 78(1):42-51.

Frost JJ and Darroch JE, Factors associated with contraceptive choice and inconsistent method use, United States, 2004, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2008, 40(2):94-104.

Frost JJ, Darroch JE and Remez L, Improving Contraceptive Use in the United States, In Brief, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2008, No. 1.

Frost JJ, Singh S and Finer LB, Factors associated with contraceptive use and nonuse, United States, 2004, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2007, 39(2):90-99.

Frost JJ, Singh S and Finer LB, U.S. women's one-year contraceptive use patterns, 2004, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2007, 39(1):48-55.

Frost JJ, Sonfield A and Gold RB, Estimating the impact of serving new clients by expanding funding for Title X, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2006, No. 33.

Frost JJ, Sonfield A and Gold RB, Estimating the impact of expanding Medicaid eligibility for family planning services, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2006, No. 28.

Lindberg LD et al., The provision and funding of contraceptive services at publicly funded family planning agencies: 1995-2003, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2006, 38(1):37-45.

Frost JJ and Driscoll AK, Sexual and reproductive health of U.S. Latinas: a literature review, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2006, No. 19.

Foulkes R et al., Opportunities for action: addressing Latina sexual and reproductive health, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2005, 37(1):39-44.

Sonfield A et al., U.S. insurance coverage of contraceptives and the impact of contraceptive coverage mandates, 2002, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2004, 36(2):72-79.

Finer LB, Darroch JE and Frost JJ, Services for men at publicly funded family planning agencies, 1998-1999, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2003, 35(5):202-207.

Sonfield A et al., U.S. insurance coverage of contraceptives and the impact of contraceptive coverage mandates, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health,2002, 36(2): 72–9.

Frost JJ, Family Planning Annual Report: 2001 Summary, Part 1 and Part 2: detailed tables, submitted to The Office of Populations Affairs, DHHS, August 2002.

Finer LB, Darroch JE and Frost JJ, U.S. agencies providing publicly funded contraceptive services in 1999, Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2002, 34(1):15–24.

Singh, S, Darroch JE and Frost JJ, Socioeconomic disadvantage and adolescent women's sexual and reproductive behavior: the case of five developed countries, Family Planning Perspectives, 2001, 33(6):251-8, 289.

Frost JJ et. al, Family Planning Clinic Services in the United States: Patterns and trends in the late 1990s, Family Planning Perspectives, 2001, 33(3):113–122.

Frost JJ, Public or Private Providers? U.S. Women’s use of reproductive health services, Family Planning Perspectives, 2001, 33(1) 4–12.

Manzella K and Frost JJ, Family Planning Annual Report: 2000 Summary, Part 1 and Part 2: detailed tables, submitted to The Office of Populations Affairs, DHHS, November 2001.

Frost, JJ and Darroch JE, “Family Planning,” entry in the Encyclopedia of Sociology, eds. E.F. Borgatta and Rhonda J.V. Montgomery, New York, Macmillan Reference USA, 2000.

Darroch, JE and Frost JJ, Women's interest in vaginal microbicides, Family Planning Perspective 1999, 31(1):16–23.

The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Sex and America's Teenagers, New York: AGI, 1994.

The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Uneven and Unequal, New York: AGI, 1994.








 

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