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Kate Coleman-Minahan

Kate Coleman-Minahan

Kate Coleman-Minahan is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. She has provided sexual and reproductive health care to young people as a family nurse practitioner for over a decade. As a social scientist, her research centers on reproductive health equity. Dr. Coleman-Minahan studies how health and social policy and clinical practice shape access to and quality of contraception and abortion care, particularly among young people and immigrants.

COMMENTARY

If Roe is overturned, there’s no guarantee that people can get abortions in liberal states

By: and - May 6, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in The Conversation. Liberal policymakers are quickly positioning their states as abortion havens after a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion indicating that the court could overturn Roe v. Wade was made public on the evening of May 2, 2022. Less than an hour after the leak was made […]

COMMENTARY

Abortion denial is harmful

By: - August 26, 2020

As many states continue to restrict access to abortion, this November, Colorado voters will get a chance to stop an abortion ban. Proposition 115 would ban abortion at 22 weeks of pregnancy. As a nurse practitioner who has provided care for young families for over a decade and as a researcher who has documented the experiences of young […]