Kelly Cleland

Office of Population Research (Princeton University)

Kelly Cleland is on research staff at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University, where her work focuses on contraception and abortion. Kelly also serves as Executive Director of the American Society for Emergency Contraception, which promotes awareness and resource-sharing around EC. Kelly received her MPA and MPH from Columbia University.

The Plan B Decision: A Dangerous Precedent

To the FDA, the evidence is clear: Plan B is safe for women of all ages. Yet in a dangerous precedent, the Secretary overturned the decision based on pseudo-scientific concerns about misuse among younger adolescents.