Rebekah Lewis — PhD Candidate, Sociology


Rebekah Lewis is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at McGill University. She holds a Bachelor's of Arts from Vassar College and a Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Before beginning her studies at McGill, Rebekah worked as a Research Associate at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Bixby Center for Reproductive Health Research and Policy at the University of California, San Francisco. Ms. Lewis has expertise on a variety of reproductive health issues, including unintended pregnancy, contraceptive compliance and abortion access. Her current research focuses on factors that influence abortion provision among family medicine physicians in Canada.


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Sources of Funding

  • FQRNT Doctoral Award (2008-present)

Selected Publications

  • Paul M, Goodman S, Felix J, Lewis R, Hawkins M, Drey E. (2010) Early molar pregnancy: experience in a large abortion service. Contraception. Feb;81(2): 150-156.
  • Steinauer, J, Silveira M, Lewis R, Preskill F, Landy U. (2007) Impact of formal family planning residency training on clinical competence in uterine evacuation techniques. Contraception. Oct;76(5): 372-376.
  • Steinauer J, Drey E, Lewis R, Landy U, Learman L. (2005) Obstetric and gynecology resident satisfaction with an integrated, comprehensive abortion rotation. Obstet Gynecol. Jun;105(6):1335-1340.
  • Sankey HS, Lewis R, O’Shea D, Paul M. (2003) Enhancing resident training in abortion and contraception through hospital-community partnership. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Sep;189(3):644-646.
  • Cynx J, Lewis R, Tavel B, Tse H. (1998) Amplitude regulation of vocalizations in noise by a songbird (Taeniopygia guttata). Animal Behaviour 56, 107-113.
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