Research Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
1500 E. Medical Center Dr.,L4000 UH South
African Studies Center;
Ph.D., Health Services Organization and Policy, University of Michigan
M.P.H., Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
B.A., Zoology, Miami University
Sarah Compton is a Research Assistant Professor in the University of Michigan’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her research focuses on reproductive health in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly Ghana. Specifically, Compton studies reasons for contraceptive discontinuation among Ghanaian women, identifying barriers to safe abortion care, and is currently part of a team adapting the sexual violence prevention program used at the University of Michigan to a college campus in Ghana, which is the first sexual violence prevention program undertaken at a Ghanaian university.