Dr. Cassondra Marshall is an Assistant Professor in Residence in the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health program at UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty at UC Berkeley, Dr. Marshall was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research and received training in delivery science research. Dr. Marshall also previously worked as a research fellow in the Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She received her DrPH from UC Berkeley, her MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA, and her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University. She has expertise in patient-centered contraceptive care and has conducted studies on women’s contraceptive attribute preferences and method choice, contraceptive decision support tools, and cost sharing and contraceptive adherence. Using mixed methods and implementation science, the goal of her research program is to advance reproductive and maternal health equity by developing, implementing, and evaluating patient-centered interventions and care delivery models that meet the needs of and improve the health of underserved populations. In one stream of current research, Dr. Marshall focuses on health care delivery strategies to improve family planning care delivery to women of reproductive age with diabetes and other chronic medical conditions. She also has an active portfolio focused on community doula care as an intervention to improve maternal and infant health equity in California.
April 27, 2020: UC Berkeley professors discuss racial disparities, health inequities amid COVID-19 pandemic (The Daily Californian)