Jennifer Yarger, PhD, is a social demographer in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF. Her research focuses on access to sexual and reproductive health information and services and the evaluation of reproductive health policies and programs in the United States. She is also involved in developing and testing educational materials to inform young people about sexual and reproductive health. Dr. Yarger has experience conducting large randomized controlled trials, collecting and analyzing longitudinal survey data, and conducting mixed-methods research. She received a PhD in Public Policy and Sociology from the University of Michigan a BA in Political Science from Wellesley College.