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Dr. SOPHIA YEN, MD, MPH

Sophia Yen, MD MPH

Dr. Sophia Yen is the CEO/Co-Founder of Pandia Health. She is Board Certified in Adolescent Medicine with 20+ years of experience in medicine. She graduated from MIT, UCSF Medical School, and UC Berkeley with a MPH in Maternal Child Health. She serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford Medical School in the department of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine. She co-founded 3 non-profit organizations/projects in her endeavors to improve the lives of women: The Silver Ribbon Campaign to Trust Women, SheHeroes.org, the “full” campaign = fffl.co = Female Founded, Female Led, a B2C campaign to get consumers to choose Female Founded, and Female Led, all things being equal. She co-founded Pandia Health because she believes no one should suffer from “pill anxiety” - the fear of running out of birth control and the stress of having to obtain birth control each month. Her latest health campaign is to educate the public about #periodsOptional. See her TEDx talk at the bottom of this page http://pandiahealth.com/periodsoptional Anyone with a uterus does not have to bleed each month. This will decrease cancer, decrease landfill, and increase women’s participation in school and work. Dr. Sophia Yen enjoys educating the public and other physicians about birth control, #PeriodsOptional, acne, weight management, and other adolescent health issues. She has spoken at SXSW, TEDxBerkeley, Facebook, TEDx Silicon Valley Women, UC Merced, UC Davis, UC Riverside, Stanford University, local high schools, Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and given grand rounds and noon lectures at various academic institutions from Stanford Pediatrics and Internal Medicine to UCLA Internal Medicine. She has been featured in many publications for her work in reproductive health and as CEO of Pandia Health.