RIGHTS-BASED REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RESEARCHER

Leigh Senderowicz is a social demographer and public health researcher focusing on global sexual and reproductive health and gender. 

She is currently an NICHD postdoctoral fellow in the Health Disparities Research Scholars program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  At UW-Madison, Leigh is also an affiliate of the Center for Demography and Ecology and the Center for Research on Gender and Women.

Leigh's mixed-methods research focuses on rights-based approaches to international sexual and reproductive health, exploring the ways that new approaches to measurement and evaluation can promote autonomy and women-centered care.

Leigh is the co-PI of the Contraceptive Autonomy Study in collaboration with the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard and the focal point for Tanzanian arm of the PPIUD Project.

In 2019, Leigh earned her doctorate in Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with a concentration in Women, Gender and Health