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Jessica N. Sanders, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Obstetrics/Gynecology - Assistant Professor, Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Divisions: Family Planning, Public Health

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Health Policy
  • Infertility
  • Sexuality
  • Contraception and Family Planning
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Survey Methodology
  • Population Health

Jessica Sanders is an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah in the Division of Family Planning. She received her PhD in Public Health from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Women’s Health. Dr. Sanders approaches contraceptive access through a human rights lens, advocating for the full range of reproductive health options through interdisciplinary academic and clinical research to ensure an evidence-based and person-centered approach to education, policy, and clinical care. Research interests include: Family Planning, Contraception, Abortion, Patient Reported Outcomes, Health Policy, Policy Evaluation, Medicaid, Infertility, Subfecundity, Sexual Experience, Sexuality, Social Determinants of Health, Linked-Data, Health Care Access and Equity

Education History

Doctoral Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Public health and Reproductive Epidemiology Certificate in Women’s Health
Graduate Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Public Health
Undergraduate Colorado College
Major: Neuroscience; Minor: Religion