Sangini Sheth, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Associate Medical Director & Director of Colposcopy and Cervical Dysplasia, Women's Center, Yale New Haven Hospital

Research Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS

HPV Working Group (Niccolai Lab)

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control

Yale Institute for Global Health

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Adolescent; Contraception; Global Health; Gynecology; Health Plan Implementation; HIV; Honduras; Human papillomavirus 16; Information Dissemination; Maternal Mortality; Obstetrics; Papanicolaou Test; Pregnancy; Reproductive Medicine; South Africa; Uterine Cervical Dysplasia; Women's Health

Research Summary

Dr. Sheth's clinical and public health backgrounds have guided her research interests which include optimizing reproductive health awareness, access, and care among marginalized groups such as adolescent, immigrant and HIV-infected women in areas ranging from contraception and preventative health services to pregnancy planning and management. She has a growing interest in utilizing dissemination & implementation research to promote utilization of evidence-based interventions and practices in routine clinical care and her current work focuses on uptake of the HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer. Dr. Sheth is also committed to establishing evidence-based obstetrics practices to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. Dedicated to global women's reproductive health, Dr. Sheth is also interested in quality and timeliness of care for women in resource limited settings with prior work in Honduras and South Africa.

Specialized Terms: Reproductive health access and outcomes; HIV; HPV vaccine; Management and treatment of HPV-related disease; Cervical cancer screening & prevention; Contraception utilization; Maternal morbidity and mortality; Adolescents; Dissemination & Implementation Science

Extensive Research Description

HPV vaccine utilization

Risk factors associated with pregnancies among women with perinatally acquired HIV

Development of structured resident research curriculum

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Cervix Treatment of High-Grade Pre-Neoplastic Cervical Lesions (CIN 2/3) Using a Novel "Prime and Pull" Strategy

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Contact Info

Sangini Sheth, MD, MPH
Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208063

New Haven, CT 06520-8063