Cassondra Marshall DrPH

Assistant Professor in Residence

PH 210 Foundations of Maternal and Child Health Policy, Practice and Science

Research Interests: 

Quality of family planning and reproductive health care
Preconception health and care
Patient-centered care
Delivery Science research 
Disparities in patient experiences and outcomes
Stakeholder-engaged research
Mixed Methods research

Selected Publications: 

Marshall C, Schmittdiel J, Chandra M, Calhoun A, Raine-Bennett T. The relationship between prescription copayments and contraceptive adherence in a new-user cohort. Medical Care. In press.

Marshall C, Kandahari N, Raine-Bennett T. Exploring young women's decisional needs for contraceptive method choice: a qualitative study. Contraception 2018;97(3):243-248.

Marshall C, Adams S, Dyer W, Schmittdiel J. Opportunities to Reduce Diabetes Risk in Women of Reproductive Age: Assessment and Treatment of Prediabetes within a Large Integrated Delivery System. Womens Health Issues 2017;27(6):666-672.

Marshall, C; Nuru-Jeter, A; Guendelman, S; Mauldon, J; Raine-Bennett, T. Patient perceptions of a decision support tool to assist with young women’s contraceptive method choice 
Patient Education and Counseling. 2016 Aug 24; PubMed PMID: 27578270.

Marshall, C; Guendelman, S; Mauldon, J; Nuru-Jeter, A. Young Women's Contraceptive Decision Making: Do Preferences for Contraceptive Attributes Align with Method Choice? Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 Aug 4. doi: 10.1363/48e10116.

Marshall, C; Manchikati Gomez, A. Young Men’s Awareness and Knowledge of Intrauterine Devices in the United States. Contraception (2015)92(5):494-500. doi: 10.1016/j.contraception.2015.07.002.


Dr. Marshall is Assistant Professor in Residence in the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program at the School of Public Health.  She is interested in the health of women of reproductive age. Her research has focused on identifying gaps in family planning and preconception care delivery and improving the quality of these services for women.  She is also interested in health and health care disparities, patient-centered care, patient engagement, and translational research. 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. She has conducted studies related to women's contraceptive decision-making, patient decision support tools, diabetes prevention among women of reproductive age, and cost sharing and contraceptive adherence. Dr. Marshall received her BA from Stanford University, her MPH from UCLA, and her DrPH from UC Berkeley.

Profile Updated: August 27, 2018