Jessica N. Sanders
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Sanders’ expertise is in reproductive epidemiology, contraception and abortion. Her research focuses on issues of public health, obstetrics, and gynecology.
Examines the proportion and characteristics of women who continue IUD and implant use to two years and relates continuation to device type when controlling for patient characteristics.
Investigated adolescent’s perceived barriers to disclosing bullying to teachers, included peer disapproval, feeling weak and a desire for autonomy.
Examine women’s endorsement of common abortion myths before and after receiving state-mandated information that included accurate and inaccurate statements about abortion.
Explores the relationship between long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and women’s sexual outcomes. New LARC users reported no measurable objective change in sexual function or satisfaction.