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Neena Qasba, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Director of Family Planning
Academic Office Location:
Women's Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

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B.A.Johns Hopkins UniversityPublic Health
M.D.UConn School of MedicineMedicine
MPHYale UniversityHealth Policy and Management

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyIndiana UniversityObstetrics and Gynecology
FellowshipYale UniversityComplex Family Planning

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Excellence in Resident TeachingUMass Chan Medical School - Baystate
Accomplished in Resident Teaching (2017-2021)UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate
Resident Scholar in Family Planning AwardIndiana University
Resident Research AwardIndiana University
4.0 Resident Medical Student Teaching Award (2012-2015)
Provost's Award for Excellence in Public Engagement FinalistUniversity of Connecticut
Gold Humanism Honor SocietyUConn School of Medicine
Urban Health Service Track Scholar (2007-2011)University of Connecticut
Outstanding Senior Award in Community ServiceJohns Hopkins University
Outstanding Student in Public Health AwardJohns Hopkins University
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology Care
  • Intrauterine Device Insertion (IUD), Removal, Missing Strings, or Other Complications
  • Comprehensive Reproductive Healthcare
  • Subdermal Contraceptive Implant and Removal
  • Early Pregnancy Assessment and Miscarriage Care
  • Contraceptive Care for Patients With Medical Conditions
  • Pregnancy Options Counseling
  • Medication Abortion
  • Procedural Abortion With Anesthesia
  • Contraceptive Care for LGBTQI+
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Planned Parenthood Advocacy FundProfessional/Scientific OrganizationBoard MemberExternalLocal20202022
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowNational2019
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Legislative CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20192022
Society of Family Planning, Clinical Affairs SubcommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowRegional20182022
Society of Family PlanningProfessional/Scientific OrganizationJunior FellowRegional2015
Medical Advisory Board, NARAL-ProChoice Massachusetts ChapterAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState20152019
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberNational20132014
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberNational20102019

Journal Articles


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Wesson Women’s Clinic Role in Women’s and Reproductive Health Care in Western MassachusettsTalkHampden County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls2021virtual
Revisiting US sterilization policy: Disparities, potential barriers, and a pathway to reformTalkSociety of Family Planning Annual Meeting2020virtual
BC ASAP – Same Day Access to ContraceptionTalkPartners in Choice and Contraception Knowledge2020Webinar
Reproductive Rights in the US: Where Are WeTalkAnnual Women in the Law Conference at Northeastern Law School2019Boston, MA
Integration of Family Planning in a Primary Care Health Center with Advanced Practice CliniciansPosterNational Sexual Health Conference2019Chicago, IL
Updates in Family PlanningTalkGrand Rounds, -- Department of OBGYN, Berkshires Medical Center2019Pittsfield MA,
Updates and Strategies for Effective Contraception CounselingTalkGrand Rounds, Department of OBGYN University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Baystate2018Springfield, MA
Updates in ContraceptionTalkGrand Rounds - Internal Medicine Dept., University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School-Baystate2018Springfield, MA
Refugee Health Care in WomenTalkYale University Annual Refugee Health Care Conference2017New Haven, CT
A pilot student to develop and evaluate a group prenatal contraception counseling model.TalkFamily Planning Fellowship Annual Meeting2017San Diego, CA
Immediate Postpartum LARC: From Research to Policy to PracticeTalkAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Indiana Section Meeting2016Indianapolis, IN
Impact of immediate postpartum contraception on the rate of rapid pregnancy in adolescents in an urban hospital systemPosterAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual District V Meeting2014Indianapolis, IN
Legislative Updates in Reproductive Health in IndianaTalkNational Center of Excellence Women of Influence Symposium2013Indianapolis, IN