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About Sheila Mody, MD
Sheila Mody, MD, MPH is a family planning specialist with a focus in contraceptive counseling for women with complex medical conditions. Her interests include educating patients on the use of long-acting reversible contraception and early pregnancy management.
Dr. Mody has conducted several contraceptive clinical trials. Her primary research is on exploring whether electronic medical records can improve contraceptive utilization among women prescribed teratogenic medications. She has also studied contraceptive utilization among women who undergo renal or liver transplants.
Dr. Mody has published several contraceptive papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at many national meetings. She also has contributed to community education by writing articles for UC San Diego Health's blog and the San Diego Union Tribune.
Prior to her arrival at UC San Diego, Dr. Mody completed her ob/gyn residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard teaching hospital and her fellowship in family planning at Northwestern University. She earned her medical degree from the University of Michigan and obtained a master's degree in public health from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
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- University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
- University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
- Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
- Northwestern University, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Conditions and Treatments
- Birth Control
- Family Planning
- Intrauterine Device (IUD)