Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice
Director, Clinician Scholar Program and Family Research Training
CIHR-PHAC Chair, Family Planning Public Health Research
Associate Member, School of Population and Public Health
Associate Member, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Expertise

Contraception, abortion, family planning, family practice research, primary care research, researcher training, family practice

In the Media

Women’s Health Research Institute. “Highlights of the year in Research: Better Contraceptive Choices for Marginalized Women”, an interview with Dr. Wendy V. Norman. Annual Report 2009-10 (1):10-11

The Bare Bones. Research Newsletter publication of the UBC Department of Family Practice. “Colleagues Interview: Dr. Wendy V. Norman: Family physician, Clinician Scholar and Researcher.”  Spring 2011, 11(1): 8-11

National Post. Blackwell T. “Abortion rate on the decline, study finds.” November 18, 2011. Front Page story and graphics quoting Dr. Norman and highlighting two recent international publications of Norman WV.

Radio-Canada (CBC French-language) TV. Six O’clock News. “Disparities for contraception and abortion access.”  Interview segments with Norman WV, Guilbert E. November 18, 2011.http://www.radio-canada.ca/audio-video/pop.shtml#urlMedia=http://www.radio-canada.ca/Medianet/2011/CBUFT/LeTelejournalColombieBritannique201111182059.asx.

CTV Six O’clock News. Investigation. “Christian charity probes questionable advice on abortion.” Interviews include: Norman WV. January 18, 2012. http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120116/bc_ctv_investigates_pregnancy_options_2_120116/20120118/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome

CTV Six O’clock News. Investigation. “Charity gives dubious abortion advice.” Interviews include: Norman WV. January 17, 2012. http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120116/bc_ctv_investigates_pregnancy_options_1_120116/20120117/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome.

CKNW AM 980 News. Simi Sara. “Contraception choices.” Live Radio Expert interview with Norman WV. February 1, 2012 at 1:18pm. http://www.cknw.com/other/audiovault.html.

National Post. Ligaya A. “Ontario withholding ‘sensitive’ statistics on abortion in the province.”  August 9, 2012. Front page article quoting WV Norman. http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/08/09/ontario-withholding-sensitive-statistics-on-abortion-in-the-province/

Her Campus.  Casimong, S.  “The Morning-After Pill: Everything You Need To Know About Emergency Contraceptive Pills.”  Interview contributing interpretation of evidence to an on-line article. October 8, 2012.  http://www.hercampus.com/health/morning-after-pill-everything-you-need-know-about-emergency-contraceptive-pills

CFUV 101.9FM.  Striker, R.  “Women on Air: Interview with Family Planning researcher, Dr. Wendy Norman” (30 minute pre-recorded interview) “Women on Air” is a spoken-word documentary program on anything and everything of interest to women. It is produced by a collection of rotating hosts and contributors. Norman interview first aired November 28, 2012.   http://uvic.dailysplice.com/WomenonAir/

National Post. Hopper, T. “Birth of a legal quandary: Live-birth abortions a perilous grey zone in Canada’s criminal code” Front page article. 2013 Feb 2. Quoting WV Norman.   http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/01/born-alive-dead-in-moments-grey-zone-of-live-birth-abortions-a-deep-divide-between-mps-and-physicians/

National Post.  Hopper, T.  Incompatible with life: One mother’s account of her difficult decision to request a rare, late-term abortion.  February 6, 2013.   http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/02/06/incompatible-with-life-one-mothers-account-of-her-difficult-decision-to-request-a-rare-late-term-abortion/

CBC News.  Schwartz, D. Birth control trends in Canada not tracked.  Data gap means Canada is falling behind.  June 15, 2013.  http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2013/06/14/f-birth-control-trends.html

National Post.  Blackwell, T.  Fewer rural doctors willing to perform abortions as health workers face increased hostility in small towns, study suggests.  July 24, 2013. http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/07/24/fewer-rural-doctors-willing-to-perform-abortions-as-health-workers-face-increased-hostility-in-small-towns-study-suggests/

The Globe and Mail.  Dhillon, S.  Access to abortion dwindling in rural British Columbia.  July 25, 2013.  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/access-to-abortion-dwindling-in-rural-british-columbia/article13447172/

UBC News.  Lin, B.  Stark Contrast.  July 25, 2013.  http://news.ubc.ca/2013/07/25/stark-contrast/

Connections. “Research Roundup”. Research Newsletter publication of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.  August 22, 2013. http://www.industrymailout.com/Industry/View.aspx?id=477039&q=625049695&qz=feb73c#article1320833

VICE Canada.  Khandaker, T.  Getting an abortion in rural Canada isn’t easy.  August 27, 2013.  http://www.vice.com/en_ca/read/getting-an-abortion-in-rural-canada-isnt-easy

Global TV Vancouver. Heideman, D. “What does the recall of the recent birth control pill mean – should women be worried?” September 5, 2013.  http://globalnews.ca/video/822730/another-birth-control-recall

DrPHealth.  Abortion access decreasing in parts of Canada – is there evidence of an impending public health crisis?  September 5, 2013.  http://drphealth.blogspot.ca/2013/09/abortion-access-decreasing-in-parts-of.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+DrPHealth+(Dr.+P+Health)

Connections. “Research Roundup”. Research Newsletter publication of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.  September 18, 2013. http://www.industrymailout.com/Industry/View.aspx?id=487327&q=636241825&qz=d294ae

The Globe and Mail.  Weeks, C.  “Why are faulty birth-control pills treated as a minor inconvenience.”  September 16, 2013.  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/why-are-faulty-birth-control-pills-being-treated-as-a-minor-inconvenience/article14307690/

CBC Radio. Carol Off. As it Happens. “Contraception Warning.” November 25. 2013. http://www.cbc.ca/asithappens/episode/2013/11/25/monday-1/

Toronto Star. Zoe McKnight. “Morning-after pill ineffective for heavier women, drugmaker says.” November 26, 2013. http://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2013/11/26/morningafter_pill_ineffective_for_heavier_women_drugmaker_says.html

Globe and Mail. Erin Anderssen. “Experts decry lack of access to best abortion drug – and what it says about Canada’s drug-approval process.” December 1, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/why-isnt-the-gold-standard-of-abortion-drugs-available-in-canada/article15690075/

Globe and Mail. Erin Anderssen. “Why Isn’t the Gold Standard of Abortion Drugs available in Canada?” December 1, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/experts-decry-lack-of-access-to-best-abortion-drug-and-what-it-says-about-canadas-drug-approval-process/article15690312/ Quoting interview with Dr. Norman

Globe and Mail. Gary Romalis risked his life to perform abortions. February 1, 2014. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/garson-romalis-risked-his-life-to-perform-abortions/article17052093/ Quoting interview with Dr. Norman

The Walrus.  Elliott, M.  Abortion Access in Rural Canada.  June 2014. http://thewalrus.ca/category/issues/2013-11/ Background information through interview with Dr. Norman

Random House of Canada Hazlitt. Rhiannon Russell. Childless and Miserable.  July 2014. http://www.randomhouse.ca/hazlitt/feature/childless-and-miserableQuoting interview with Dr. Norman

Maclean’s Magazine. Tamsin McMahon. A new kind of mid-life crisis: Unwanted pregnancies.  Aug 4 2014. http://www.macleans.ca/society/health/a-new-kind-of-mid-life-crisis-unwanted-pregnancies/ Quoting interview with Dr. Norman

Canadian Medical Association Journal “News”. Lauren Vogel. Abortion access grim in English Canada. http://www.cmaj.ca/content/187/1/17.full doi: 10.1503/cmaj.109-4947, 2014 Nov 24 online, published 2015 Jan 6  Featuring Dr. Norman’s research and quoting Dr. Norman

The National Post. Jennifer Gerson. Quebec home to 46 of Canada’s 94 abortion facilities, while P.E.I. doesn’t have a single clinic, study finds. http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/11/23/quebec-home-to-46-of-canadas-94-abortion-facilities-while-p-e-i-doesnt-have-a-single-clinic-study-finds/ 2014 Nov 23. Front Page article. Featuring Dr. Norman’s research and quoting Dr. Norman

Global News. Leslie Young. Abortion access varies widely across Canada. http://globalnews.ca/news/1694095/abortion-access-varies-widely-across-canada/ , Featuring Dr. Norman’s research and quoting Dr. Norman. 2014 Nov 26.

Globe and Mail. Kelly Grant. New Brunswick to scrap regulation limiting abortion access. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/new-brunswick-to-scrap-regulation-limiting-abortion-access/article21788822/ Quoting Dr. Norman’s research. 2014 Nov 26.

CBC Radio One. Laura Chapin.  P.E.I. not worst abortion access in country. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/p-e-i-not-worst-abortion-access-in-country-1.2850426  Radio Interview with Dr. Norman and live call in show- plus article on CBC web news. 2014 Nov 26.

O.canada.com.  Ashley Csanady.  The biggest fight for abortion in Canada isn’t in New Brunswick.  It’s over a tiny pill.  http://www.canada.com/health/biggest+fight+abortion+Canada+Brunswick+over+tiny+pill/10420124/story.html   Features Dr. Norman’s research and quotes Dr. Norman. 2014 Nov 27.

Globe and Mail. Kelly Grant. ‘Unusual’ delay on Health Canada ruling on abortion pill, professor says. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/unusual-delay-on-health-canada-ruling-on-abortion-pill-professor-says/article22196745/ Quoting interview with Dr. Norman. 2014 Dec 24

Canadian Medical Association Journal.  Lauren Vogel.  10 Health Stories that mattered in 2014            http://www.cmaj.ca.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/content/187/2/E62.full  features Dr. Norman’s Research in a top ten issue. 2014 Dec 24

The National Post. Sharon Kirkey. Approve abortion pill mifepristone, doctors group urges Health Canada. http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/01/12/approve-abortion-pill-doctors-group-urges-health-canada/ Quoting Dr. Norman  2015 Jan 12

Chatelaine. Danielle Groen. When it comes to abortion, do medical schools need to smarten up? http://www.chatelaine.com/living/features-living/abortion-education-canada-medical-schools-smarten-up/2015 Background information from interview with Dr. Norman. 2015 January 21

CTV National News.  Avis Favaro.  Health Canada delays decision on abortion drug mifepristone.        http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/health-canada-delays-decision-on-abortion-drug-mifepristone-1.2237847     Featuring Dr. Norman. 2015 Feb 15.

Nanaimo News Bulletin. Tamara Cunningham.  Sex survey makes case to subsidize birth control. http://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/295640461.html Featuring Dr. Norman’s Research and Quoting Dr. Norman as well as a strong supportive quote from the Provincial Health Officer on the policy value of Dr. Norman’s research. 2015 March 9

 PHSA News. Heather Oliver.  Dr. Norman receives a national award for women’s health research!   http://pod/phsa/phsanews/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=4d6984d8%2Da732%2D4aeb%2D982b%2D4b57eac6fb86&ID=4288  2015 March 12.

College of Family Physicians of Canada News. Jayne Johnston. CFPC Member, Wendy Norman, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Honoured by the Federation of Medical Women of Canada. http://www.cfpc.ca/uploadedFiles/Publications/News_Releases/News_Items/oldNews/Dr_Wendy_Norman_Info_Release%28Mar%2018%2015%29.pdf   2015 Mar 28.

The Globe and Mail. Adriana Barton. It’s time to give Canadian women more options when it comes to birth control, experts say. Dr Norman quoted in a lead “Health” article, and provided information and priority issues for two additional articles, and CART team leaders quoted, in this feature spread.            2015 Apr 13.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/canadians-feel-the-cost-of-health-policies-limiting-access-to-birth-control/article23883108/

Stringent Health Canada requirements restrict access to hormonal implants. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/stringent-birth-control-requirements-keep-options-limited-for-canadians/article23882944/

The pill still dominates, but women have more birth control options than ever. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/the-pill-still-dominates-but-women-have-more-birth-control-options-than-ever/article23883052/

CBC Radio One. Radio West. Rebecca Zandbergen. Sexual Health Survey. Live 5 pm radio interview with Dr. Norman on her Sexual Health Survey, broadcast across BC’s north and interior. 2015 Apr 13.

The Tyee. Dene Moore. It’s the Pill or Nil for Many Health Care Plans: Canadian contraception coverage stuck in 1969. http://thetyee.ca/News/2015/04/27/Pill-Health-Care-Plans/ Quoting Dr. Norman’s research. 2015 April 27.

Canadian Family Physician. Glenn, WD. “Faces of Family Medicine in Canada: Dr. Wendy Norman” Cover story. 2015 June 01.

Global BC Health Headlines. Aylesworth, L. “Mifepristone pill approved by Health Canada.” http://globalnews.ca/video/2141318/morning-after-pill-approved-by-health-canada Dr. Norman interview. 2015 July 30.

CKNW 980AM. Baziuk, L. “Abortion pill soon available in Canada.” http://www.cknw.com/2015/07/30/85364/?refresh=51906 Dr. Norman interview. 2015 July 30.

CTV National News Toronto. Matheson, D. “Evening News Report: Health Canada approves the abortion pill. July 30 2015.” Dr. Norman-live interview. 2015 July 30.

CKNW Radio. News Talk 980, Laura Baziuk “Abortion Pill soon available in Canada”. http://www.cknw.com/2015/07/30/85364/?refresh=51906  Live interview with Dr. Norman. 2015 July 30.

Global TV BC News. Linda Aylesworth- News Hour BC. Mifepristone approval in Canada- what does this mean for women? http://globalnews.ca/video/2141318/morning-after-pill-approved-by-health-canada  Interview with Dr. Norman. 2015 July 30

Vancouver Courier. Barrett J. Invermere puts birth control on UBCM agenda: Access to birth control a public health, not gender issue. http://www.vancourier.com/opinion/invermere-puts-birth-control-on-ubcm-agenda-1.2067288.  2015 September 23.

Toronto Star. McKnight Z.  Several interviews with Dr. Norman on the growing reluctance among older single women to use contraception.  https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2016/10/10/over-the-pill.html . 2016 Oct 10

PHSA News. Lupini L. Meet Dr. Wendy Norman – one of sixteen winners of this year’s PHSA+ Awards. http://pod/phsa/phsanews/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=5081. 2016 January 7.

Metro News Toronto. Brown L. Canada lags behind other nations in birth control access, and it’s costing us. http://www.metronews.ca/life/health/2016/01/11/canada-birth-control-policy-needs-overhaul.html. Interview (print) with Dr. Norman. 2015 January 10.

National Post. Ultrasound’s ‘traumatic’ spinoff: ‘Accidental’ live births after late-term abortions due to birth defects. http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/ultrasounds-horrifying-spinoff-accidental-live-births-after-late-term-abortions-due-to-birth-defects. Quoting Dr. Norman. 2016 January 17.

Guttmacher Institute News Release. The Guttmacher Institute honors Wendy Norman with the 2015 Darroch Award. https://www.guttmacher.org/media/nr/2016/01/20/darroch2015.html. 2016 January 20.

UBC Faculty of Medicine. Wendy Norman wins research award from U.S.-based Guttmacher Institute. 2016 January 20. http://www.med.ubc.ca/wendy-norman-wins-research-award-from-u-s-based-guttmacher-institute/.

Kwantlen Campus Magazine. Menstruation and Contraception. Print interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 January 25.

UBC Newsletter. Wendy Norman wins research award from U.S.-based Guttmacher Institute. 2016 January 26. http://faculty-staff.ubc.ca/2016/01/21/wendy-norman-wins-research-award-from-u-s-based-guttmacher-institute/?utm_source=mailoutinteractive&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Working%20at%20UBC:%20January%2026.

Child & Family Research Institute Operations Newsletter. Dr. Wendy Norman (CFRI investigator): Darroch Award for Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research. 2016 January 27. http://www.mailoutinteractive.com/Industry/LandingPage.aspx?id=2046650&lm=62503852&q=977353063&qz=97f4f8d37262891aaaa0778dd5e45a4b.

PHSA. Krystal A. PHSA Plus Awards 2015 – meet our Awardees! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8182rGTCY0&feature=youtu.be. Interview (Web-based) with Dr. Norman. 2016 January 30.

BC Women’s Hospital Online News and Stories. BC Women’s recognizes the 28th Anniversary of the Morgentaler Decision. 2016 February 1. Quoting Dr. Norman http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bc-womens-recognizes-the-28th-anniversary-of-the-morgentaler-decision.

Chatelaine. Rumach L. Zika virus and abortions. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 February 4.

Metro News Vancouver. Westwood R. What assisted-dying advocates can learn from the abortion fight. Interview (print) with Dr. Norman. 2016 March 13. http://www.metronews.ca/views/opinion/2016/03/13/what-assisted-dying-advocates-can-learn-from-abortion-fight.html

Metro News Vancouver. Kane L. Vancouver doctor who helped woman with ALS die an advocate for choice. Quoting Dr. Norman. 2016 March 20. http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2016/03/20/vancouver-doctor-who-helped-woman-with-als-die-an-advocate-for-choice.html.

The Ubyssey. Michaels K. What does science have to say about abortion? Interview (print) with Dr. Norman. 2016 March 28. http://ubyssey.ca/science/what-does-science-have-to-say-about-abortions/.

National Post. Kirkey S. Home abortion pill about to hit market in Canada, but has already garnered criticism. Interview (print) with Dr. Norman. 2016, April 19. http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/0420-na-abortion.

Ottawa Citizen. Editorial: What is Health Canada thinking on the abortion pill?  Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 April 20. http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-what-is-health-canada-thinking-on-the-abortion-pill

CBC Radio Program On the Coast. Quinn S. Restrictions on coming ‘abortion pill’ are ‘demeaning’ to women, prof says. Live radio interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 April 21. http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2687239118.

CBC News. Britten L. ‘Abortion pill’ restrictions go too far, professor says. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 April 22. http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/abortion-pill-restrictions-mifegymiso-1.3547582.

Toronto Star. Editorial: Ease restrictions on abortion pill. Interview with Dr. Norman as a source of the editorial. 2016 April 25. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2016/04/24/ease-restrictions-on-abortion-pill-editorial.html

CBC Live Radio. What do federal abortion pill restrictions mean for women in Canada? Seven interviews with Dr. Norman on the abortion pill – Sudbury, Yellowknife, Calgary, Whitehorse, Winnipeg, Victoria, and Kelowna. 2016 May 4.

 Twitter. Globe & Mail health lead, Andre Picard, re-tweeted Dr. Norman’s tweet to 47,000 followers: Pharmacist-dispensing is safer and will improve abortion access for women, compared to physician dispensing @JanePhilpott Issue Brief: https://med-fom-cart-grac.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2016/05/Briefing-Note_Health-Canadas-mifepristone-decision-reduces-safety_2016-05-12.pdf

CBC News. Lunn S. Abortion pill can now legally be prescribed in Canada, but is still unavailable. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July 6. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ru-486-abortion-pill-canada-1.3665865

CBC News Network with Heather Hiscox. Abortion pill restrictions. Live interview with Dr. Norman. 6 July 2016. https://twitter.com/CBCMorningShow/status/750691082908819456?lang=en

CBC National and Local TV. Vik AdhopiaAbortion pill still unavailable in Canada. Live Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July 6. http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/abortion-pill-still-unavailable-in-canada-1.3668100

The Jennifer Campbell Show (Radio). Doctors being able to prescribe the abortion pill. Live Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July.

CBC News. Zeidler, M. New abortion pill rollout hits regulatory snag in B.C. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July 6. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/new-abortion-pill-bc-1.3668080

Canadian Medical Association Journal Blogs. International perspectives on academic careers in primary care: the roundup. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July 13. http://cmajblogs.com/international-perspectives-on-academic-careers-in-primary-care-the-roundup/#more-3304

Huffington Post. RU-486 Importer Wants Abortion Pill Restrictions Lifted In Canada. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 July 22. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/07/22/abortion-pill-canada_n_11146338.html

TVOntario. Will this new pill make abortion more accessible in Canada? Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 August 12. http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/shared-values/will-this-new-pill-make-abortion-more-accessible-in-canada

CMAJ News. Birth control often not covered by Canadian insurers. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 August 19. http://www.cmaj.ca/site/earlyreleases/29august16_birth-control-often-not-covered-by-canadian-insurers-cmaj.109-5313.xhtml

Metro News. ‘Feminist’ Justin Trudeau needs to make abortion pill covered by provincial health plans. Print interview quoting Dr. Norman. 2016 Sept 28. http://www.metronews.ca/views/metro-views/2016/09/28/if-justin-turdeau-is-a-real-feminist.html

The Star. Why more women are ditching the birth control pill. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 10. https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2016/10/10/over-the-pill.html

Chatelaine. Does birth control really cause depression? Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 November 29. http://www.chatelaine.com/health/birth-control-depression/

The Globe and Mail. (Front page- above the fold) B.C. regulators plan to let pharmacists distribute abortion pills. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/bc-regulators-plan-to-let-pharmacists-distribute-abortion-pills/article32385496/

CBC Radio – As it Happens. Physicians and pharmacists in BC – dispensing the abortion pill. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17.

Global News. B.C. doctors oppose Health Canada over dispensing abortion pill. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 18. http://globalnews.ca/news/3009724/b-c-doctors-oppose-health-canada-over-dispensing-abortion-pill/

Global BC Morning News. Abortion pill regulations limit access, put Canadian women at risk. TV coverage of article written with Judith Soon. 2016 October.

The News Radar. Abortion Pill Dispensing by Doctors and not Pharmacists Could Hinder Access: CMAJ Comment. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17. https://thenewsradar.com/abortion-pill-dispensing-by-doctors-and-not-pharmacists-could-hinder-access-cmaj-comment/

CBC News. Abortion pill dispensing by doctors and not pharmacists could hinder access: CMAJ comment. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17. http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/abortion-pill-dispense-1.3808150

Metro News. Abortion pill regulations limit access, put Canadian women at risk. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17.

Business in Vancouver. Abortion pill regulations limit access, put Canadian women at risk. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 17.

CKNW Radio Vancouver. Abortion pill. Radio interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 18.

Toronto Star. Print. Abortion care and the misconceptions. Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 20.

Metro News, all national outlets. Print. Canadian physician debunks Donald Trump’s ‘glaring and obvious’ abortion ignorance. Print interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 Oct 21.  http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2016/10/20/donald-trump-is-wrong-about-abortion-doctor-says.html

The Canadian Press, national wire story. Szklarski, Cassandra. Sexual health advocates battle to ease abortion pill hurdles before Cdn debut. . Interview with Dr. Norman. 2016 October 23. http://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2016/10/23/sexual-health-advocates-battle-to-ease-abortion-pill-hurdles-before-cdn-debut/#.WFMA1dIrKUk  (published in more than ten local and regional papers)

CBC National Radio “180”. Jim Brown interviews Dr. Norman on disparities in abortion access in Canada and in proposed physician-only dispensing legislation. 2016 Oct 23. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/the180/pharmacists-should-dispense-ru-486-a-noticeable-silence-on-chief-wahoo-and-non-sport-related-concussions-1.3812701/health-canada-rules-will-keep-abortion-from-the-women-who-need-it-most-1.3812867

The Kash Heed Show on Pulse FM. Interview with Dr. Norman. Limited access to the abortion pill is putting women at risk. 2016 Oct 19.

Metro News. Buck, Genna. Canadian physician debunks Donald Trump’s ‘glaring and obvious’ abortion ignorance. Interview with Dr. Norman. 20 Oct 2016. http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2016/10/20/donald-trump-is-wrong-about-abortion-doctor-says.html

Ubyssey. Friege, Katharina. What you need to know about Canada’s new abortion pill. Interview with Dr. Norman. 26 Oct 2016. http://www.ubyssey.ca/science/abortion-pill-q-and-a/

Ubyssey. Wyton, Moira. Tip of the iceberg. Interview with Dr. Norman. 17 Nov 2016. http://www.ubyssey.ca/features/contraceptives/

Ubyssey. Wyton, Moira. Picking a contraceptive? There’s an app for that. Interview with Dr. Norman. 9 Dec 2016. http://www.ubyssey.ca/science/contraception-app-just-right/

National Post. Fidelman, Charlie. Montreal woman defends late-term abortion: ‘We want everyone to know the baby was having problems’. Interview with Dr. Norman. 22 Dec 2016. http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/news/canada/blog.html?b=news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/montreal-woman-defends-late-term-abortion-we-want-everyone-to-know-the-baby-was-having-problems

Maclean’s. Kingston, Anne. How the arrival of the abortion pill reveals a double standard. Interview with Dr. Norman. 5 Feb 2017. http://www.macleans.ca/society/new-pill-old-headaches/

Toronto Star. McKnight, Zoe. Confusion, delays continue for abortion pill in Canada. Interview with Dr. Norman. 27 Feb 2017. https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2017/02/27/confusion-delays-continue-for-abortion-pill-in-canada.html

CBC News. Cave, Rachel. Transformative abortion drug not making inroads into New Brunswick. Interview with Dr. Norman. 27 February 2017.  http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/new-brunswick/mifegymiso-canada-health-doctors-1.4000643

National Post. Csanady, Ashley. Abortion pill available in less than half of all Canadian provinces three months after rollout. Interview with Dr. Norman. 30 March 2017. http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/abortion-pill-available-in-less-than-half-of-all-canadian-provinces-three-months-after-rollout

Reuters. Crist, Carolyn. Free long-term birth control cuts unwanted pregnancies. Interview with Dr. Norman. 9 March 2017. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-contraception-free-larc-idUSKBN16G33Y

Sirius XM – National Post Radio. Terry Mercury interviews Dr. Norman on Ontario funding mifepristone. 1 May 2017.

CBC News. Abortion pills accessed online are as safe, effective as clinics: study. Quoting from Dr. Norman’s Editorial in the BMJ. 2017 May 16 http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/medical-abortion-telemedicine-1.4118688 .

The Washington Post. Ariana Cha. ‘Internet abortions’ may be safe option where procedure is restricted, study suggests. Quoting Dr. Norman’s editorial on behalf of the board of the BMJ. 2017 May 16 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2017/05/16/internet-abortions-may-be-option-in-some-countries-that-restrict-the-procedure-study-suggests/?utm_term=.16b3650c4d92

New York Magazine. Lisa Ryan. “Online Abortion Services May Be Safe for Women With Restricted Access to Procedure, Study Says”. Discussing Dr. Norman’s editorial and associated research article in BMJ.  2017 May 17. http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/05/online-abortion-pill-safety-study-bmj.html

CBC News. Stephanie Taylor. “Abortion pill’. 11 Aug 2017. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/saskatchewan-abortion-pill-1.4240694

CBC News. Stephanie Taylor. Doctor calls for stop of ‘demeaning’ practice of watching women swallow Mifegymiso ‘abortion pill’”. 11 Aug 2017. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/mifegymiso-regina-doctors-abortion-pill-supervision-1.4243642

Globe and Mail. Kelly Grant. “Provinces take patchwork approach to funding for abortion pill Mifegymiso”. Interview with Dr. Norman. 4 Sept 2017

Globe and Mail. Kathryn Blaze Baum. “Health Canada eases restrictions on abortion pill Mifegymiso” . Interview with Dr. Norman. 7 Nov 2017 (https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/health-canada-eases-restrictions-on-abortion-pill-mifegymiso/article36860275/)