Halley Riley

Halley Riley, MPH

Doctoral Fellow

Halley is a third-year PhD student at Rollins School of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education. Her research interests center on determinants of contraceptive preference, uptake and adherence, and access to high-quality family planning services. Halley received her MPH in Reproductive and Family Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in 2013, where she also worked as a research coordinator in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences and Dean’s Office. Prior to starting her PhD, Halley completed an Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Fellowship in the CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health, where she helped write evidence-based contraceptive guidelines for the CDC and World Health Organization (WHO). She has served as a consultant for the WHO on issues surrounding the potential connection between hormonal contraceptive methods and HIV acquisition. Halley is a George W. Woodruff Scholar at Emory University and was named the first doctoral trainee for RISE.

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