Hilary Schwandt

With Roe v. Wade overturned by the Supreme Court, uncertainty about abortion access is more prevalent than ever. Although Washington state leaders currently seek to preserve abortion access, there are still many issues to address and the political climate may change. 

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Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Professor Hilary Schwandt returned from Rwanda at the end of July after a month of researching the country’s impressive family planning program.

The purpose of her trip was to analyze, recognize and share Rwanda’s successful…

Hilary Schwandt, assistant professor in WWU's Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, recently published a new article about family planning methods in urban Nigeria in the journal BMC Women's Health titled "Inadequate birth spacing is perceived as riskier than all…

Picture the African continent without its 214 million annual cases of malaria. Or South America devoid of the scourge of the new terror of the Zika virus. Or developing nations in the tropics not spending hard-won resources fighting dengue fever, an illness so painful that it’s also known as “…

Hilary Schwandt, an assistant professor in Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, had her article "Perceived Risks Associated with Contraceptive Method Use among Men and Women in Ibadan and Kaduna, Nigeria" published in the "African Journal of Reproductive Health…

Panelists with expertise in science, journalism and bio-ethics will discuss the scientific and ethical issues raised by the book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in room 204 of the Academic Instructional West building at Western Washington…

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