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Zuckerberg San Francisco General

Heike Thiel De Bocanegra, PhD, MPH
Heike Thiel De Bocanegra, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor

[email protected]

Contact Information
Mailing Address:

MS8400, PO Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413

Academic Phone 916/552-8793
Academic Fax: 916/650-0454

Research Interests:
Reproductive health, health disparities, immigrant health, access to primary care, intimate partner violence.

Year Institution & Location Degree Field of Study
1982 University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany MA Psychology
1985 Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, Lima, Peru Lic Social Psychology
1991 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC MPH Public Health
1997 New York University, NY PhD International Community Health
Achievements & Recognition
Year Major Honors
1997 Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi
1993 Academic Grant for Doctoral Studies
1991 Lucy S. Morgan Fellowship Award for Leadership and Outstanding Performance in Health Education

Selected Publications

Thiel de Bocanegra H, Cross Riedel J, Menz M, Darney PD, Brindis CD. Onsite provision of specialized contraceptive services: does Title X funding enhance access? J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2014 May; 23(5):428-33. PMID: 24405313. PMCID: PMC3412526

Thiel de Bocanegra H, Chang R, Howell M, Darney P. Interpregnancy intervals: impact of postpartum contraceptive effectiveness and coverage. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Apr; 210(4):311.e1-8. PMID: 24334205. PMCID: PMC4011102

Chabot MJ, Navarro S, Swann D, Darney P, Thiel de Bocanegra H. Association of access to publicly funded family planning services with adolescent birthrates in California counties. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb; 104 Suppl 1:e1-6. PMID: 24354841. PMCID: PMC3411333

Thiel de Bocanegra H, Chang R, Menz M, Howell M, Darney P. Postpartum contraception in publicly-funded programs and interpregnancy intervals. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 122(2 Pt 1):296-303. PMID: 23969798

Park HY, Rodriguez MI, Hulett D, Darney PD, Thiel de Bocanegra H. Long-acting reversible contraception method use among Title X providers and non-Title X providers in California. Contraception. 2012 Nov; 86(5):557-61. PMID: 22633245

Watts LA, Thiel de Bocanegra H, Darney PD, Hulett D, Howell M, Mikanda J, Zerne R, Policar MS. In a California program, quality and utilization reports on reproductive health services spurred providers to change. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Apr; 31(4):852-62. PMID: 22459923