Jennifer Yarger, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Institute for Health Policy Studies|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights |
San Francisco CA 94118
|University of Michigan||PhD||Public Policy & Sociology||2011|
|Wellesley College||BA||Political Science||2001|
Jennifer Yarger, PhD, is a social demographer in the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. She received a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College and a PhD in Public Policy and Sociology from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the social determinants of unintended pregnancy and the evaluation of reproductive health policies and programs in the United States and internationally. She has designed and directed research evaluating California’s Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) program and teenage pregnancy prevention programs. Her current work includes research and evaluation on the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on publicly funded family planning centers.
Unintended pregnancy, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexual and reproductive health services, Women’s health, Adolescent and young adult health, Social disparities in health, Access to care, Health care reform
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