Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Research Interests

Abortion, Induced; Abortion, Therapeutic; Contraception; Contraceptive Devices; Contraceptive Devices, Female; Decision Support Techniques; Dilatation and Curettage; Intrauterine Device Expulsion; Intrauterine Devices; Intrauterine Devices, Medicated; Sterilization, Reproductive; Hysteroscopy

Public Health Interests

Adolescent Health; Birth Control; Cost-effectiveness; Global Health; Modeling; Oral Contraceptives; Physician decision-making; Reproductive Health; Sexually-transmitted diseases; STDs; Teen Sex

Research Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Sciences

Research Summary

My research focuses on patient-centered outcomes research to address unintended pregnancy, contraception, and abortion. Current research projects include reducing high-risk sexual behavior in adolescents, the health-related quality of life impact of unintended pregnancy, the relationship between unintended pregnancy and preterm birth and maternal mental health outcomes, and the comparative effectiveness of hysteroscopic (Essure) versus laparoscopic sterilization.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Aileen Gariepy, MD, MPH, FACOG
Patient Care Locations
Yale Family PlanningPrimary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063
Risk of pregnancy after laparoscopic compared to hysteroscopic sterilization

Blue diamond: Essure hysteroscopic sterilization Red square: Bipolar laproscopic sterilization Green triangle: Band laparoscopic sterilization From: Gariepy AM, Creinin MD, Smith KJ, Xiao X. Probability of pregnancy after sterilization: A comparison of hysteroscopic and laparoscopic sterilization. Contraception. 2014 Apr 24. PMID: 24767963.