Peyton is a Graduate Research Assistant for the Confidentiality and Parental and Involvement Processes for Minors Seeking Reproductive Health Services project, and has been working with RISE since September 2019.
Prior to her work at RISE, Peyton worked as a research assistant at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and provided research support for a study focused on low-incomes women’s views about and experiences with immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception counseling and use in the context of South Carolina’s Medicaid Policy. She recently contributed to a co-authored peer-reviewed journal article based on the research, Patients’ Experiences with South Carolina’s Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Medicaid Policy in Contraception. Her interests are in contraception, abortion and sexual and reproductive health among minority women.
Peyton is pursuing a Master’s degree in Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at the Rollins of School of Public Health at Emory University. She also received a BA in Public Health from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.