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Alison Gemmill, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room E4148
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2017
MA, University of California, Berkeley, 2012
MPH, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2004

  • fertility and family planning
  • maternal, perinatal, and reproductive health
  • life course and aging
  • demography

Selected publications:

  • Gemmill A, Catalano R, Casey JA, Karasek D, Alcalá H, Elser H, Torres JM. (2019). Association of preterm births among US Latina women with the 2016 presidential election. JAMA Network Open; 2(7): e197084.
  • Gemmill A, Kiang MV, Alexander MJ. (2019). Trends in pregnancy-associated mortality involving opioids in the United States, 2007-2016. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology; 220(1):115-116.
  • Gemmill A. (2019). From some to none? Fertility expectation dynamics of permanently childless women. Demography; 56(1):129-149.
  • Gemmill A. (2018). Perceived subfecundity and contraceptive use among young adult U.S. women. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health; 50(3):119-127.
  • Gemmill A, Bradley SEK, van der Poel S. (2018). Reduced fecundity in HIV-positive women. Human Reproduction; 33(6):1158-1166.