Publications in Peer-Review Journals, Invited Book Chapters and Reviews

Abortion practice in Boulder: Thirty-five years in a whirlwind.

The Camera, November 8, 2008


Abortion: Medical and Social Aspects

In Encyclopedia of Marriage and the Family, David Levinson, Ed. New York: Simon & Schuster MacMillan, 1995. Chapter 1, pp 1-7.

Administrative Incongruence and Authority Conflict in Four Abortion Clinics

W.M Hern, M. Gold, and A. Oakes. Human Organization 36:376-383, 1977


Alta fecundidad en una comunidad nativa de la Amazonia Peruana.

Amazonia Peruana 24:125-142, 1994.


Alta fecundidad en una comunidad nativa del Râo Ucayali.

Ginecologia y Obstetricia (Lima) 28:20-25, 1983.


Book review: Anthropogenic Climatic Change

M.I. Budyko and Yu A. Izrael, Eds., Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1990. National Geographic Research and Exploration 8(1):125-126, 1992.

Book review: Environmental Evolution: Effects of The Origin and Evolution of Life on Planet Earth

L. Margulis and L. Olendzenski, Eds., Cambridge, MA, MIT Press, 1992. National Geographic Research and Exploration 10(1):132, 1994.

Book review: The Population Dynamics of the Mucajai

Yanomama, J. Early, and J. Peters, San Diego, Academic Press, 1990. Population Studies 45:359-360, 1991.

Book: Abortion In The Seventies

Abortion In The Seventies
By W.M. Hern and B. Andrikopoulos (Eds.), National Abortion Federation, New York, 1977.

A report of the proceedings of the 1976 Western Regional Conference on Abortion.

Available from Alpenglo Graphics, 1130 Alpine, Boulder, CO 80304

US orders: $15 includes postage & handling
Canada: $25 includes shipping
International: $40 includes international courier service

Books: Abortion Practice by Dr. Warren Hern

Abortion Practice

Author: Dr. Warren Hern

Published by J.B. Lippincott Company in 1984

Description: Standard medical textbook on abortion and has been frequently cited in medical and legal publications and in legal briefs before U.S. Supreme Court.

Reviewed in Family Planning Perspectives, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Reproductive Health.

Softcover reprint. Alpenglo Graphics, 1990, 368 pages, 59 illustrations, 3 color plates, 16 tables.

Cervical treatment with Dilapan prior to second trimester dilation and evacuation abortion: A pilot study of 64 patients.

American Journal of Gynecologic Health 7(1):15-18, 1993.

Conocimiento y uso de anticonceptivos herbales en una comunidad Shipibo

Amazonia Peruana 24:143- 160, 1994.


Correlation of Fetal Age and Measurements between 10 and 26 weeks of Gestation

Obstetrics and Gynecology 63:26-32, 1984


Correlation of Sonographic Cephalometry with Clinical Assessment of Fetal Age following early mid-trimester D & E abortion

W.M. Hern, W.A. Miller, L. Paine, and K.D. Moorhead. Advances in Planned Parenthood 13:14-20, 1978.


Cultural change, polygyny, and fertility among the Shipibo of the Peruvian Amazon.

In Demography of Lowland South American Indians: Case Studies from Lowland South America, Kathleen Adams and David Price (Eds.). South American Indian Studies 4:77-86, 1994.


Dilapan vs. Laminaria in second trimester abortion: Randomized controlled cohort of 1001 patients.

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 171(5):1324-1328, 1994.

  • Ortho Award, Best Scientific Paper, National Abortion Federation Annual Meeting, 1993
  • Ortho Award, Best Scientific Paper, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, 1994

Discussion remarks. In Shaw, M.W, Doudera, A.E, (eds): Defining Human Life: Medical, Legal, and Ethical Implications

Ann Arbor, AUPHA Press, 1983. Proceedings of the conference entitled Human Life Symposium: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Concept of Person, Houston, Texas, March 1982.

Effects of cultural change on health and fertility in Amazonian Indian societies: Recent research and projections.

Population and Environment 13(1):23-43, 1991.


Evolution of Second Trimester Abortion Techniques

In Prevention and Treatment of Contraceptive Failure, U. Landy and S.S. Ratnam, eds. New York: Plenum Press, 1986.

Family planning, Amazon style

Natural History, December, 1993.
By Hern, W.M.