Sanithia Williams, MD

Fellow in Family Planning

Prior to residency, Dr. Williams was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow, during which time she developed her initial interest in quality of life as it relates to reproductive health care and abortion. Dr. Williams hopes to use her time in fellowship to explore how cultural context affects reproductive decision making, with a special focus on black women.


Areas of interest:

  • Effect of reproductive health care on quality of life
  • Effect of cultural context on reproductive decision making
  • Differences of reproductive health care service access and provision
  • Ethics of abortion provision



  • Ohio University, Bachelors of Science
  • Case Western Reserve University, Medical Doctorate
  • Washington University in St Louis in consortium with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology