Ebony Hilton, MD Advocates for Over-the-Counter Birth Control Access in Medscape Medical News Article

September 8, 2022 by jta6n@virginia.edu

Ebony Hilton, MD head shotEbony Hilton, MD, an associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology, advocates for over-the-counter birth control options to be more available at pharmacies in Black and Brown communities.

The article discusses HRA Pharama’s application to the Food and Drug Administration to sell a progestin-based birth control pill without a prescription in retail pharmacies. Dr. Hilton comments on the importance of making the medication affordable and available to underserved populations.

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