Sadia Haider

Sadia Haider is the section chief of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research. In addition to serving as the section chief, Assoc. Prof. Haider is also the Title X Program medical director for the Illinois Department of Public Health and director of the University of Chicago’s Family Planning Fellowship.

Assoc. Prof. Haider’s research focuses on decreasing reproductive health disparities for postpartum women, adolescents, and other underserved populations through improving system-level and provider-level barriers to women’s access to care.  The aim of this work is to create novel ways in which to improve contraception provision and decrease unintended pregnancies among underserved populations.

As a very committed educator, Assoc. Prof. Haider has received multiple teaching awards. She is an active health services researcher and her research program focuses on decreasing reproductive health disparities for postpartum women, adolescents, and other underserved populations. The aim of this work is to create novel ways in which to improve contraception provision and decrease unintended pregnancies among underserved populations. Assoc. Prof. Haider is also an advocate for reproductive rights and works to improve women's health and rights domestically and globally.