Rachel Cannon, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Rachel Cannon
85 East Concord Street


My research is focused on health equity, reproductive and contraceptive coercion, and abortion stigma.


  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Boston University, BS


  • Published on 8/8/2023

    Cannon R, Treder K, Woodhams EJ. Contraception. Ann Intern Med. 2023 Aug; 176(8):ITC113-ITC128. PMID: 37549386.

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  • Published on 5/19/2023

    O'Connor SK, Vanjani R, Cannon R, Dawson MB, Perkins R. General and reproductive healthcare experiences of formerly incarcerated women in the United States: a qualitative study. Int J Prison Health. 2023 May 19; ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print). PMID: 37198929.

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  • Published on 11/13/2021

    Daoud ND, Ghoz H, Cannon R, Farraye JA, Picco MF, Kane SV, Kochhar GS, Woodhams EJ, Farraye FA. Oral Contraceptive Pills Are an Effective Method of Preventing Pregnancy in Women With Crohn's Disease. Crohns Colitis 360. 2022 Jan; 4(1):otab078. PMID: 36777546.

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  • Published on 2/3/2021

    Cannon R, White K, Seifert B, Woodhams E, Brandi K, Yinusa-Nyahkoon L. Exploring the physician's role in contraceptive counseling at the time of abortion in the US. Contraception. 2021 05; 103(5):316-321. PMID: 33545128.

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  • Published on 10/16/2020

    Storey A, White K, Treder K, Woodhams E, Bell S, Cannon R. First-Trimester Abortion Complications: Simulation Cases for OB/GYN Residents in Sepsis and Hemorrhage. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 10 16; 16:10995. PMID: 33094159.

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  • Published on 9/18/2019

    Limdi JK, Farraye J, Cannon R, Woodhams E, Farraye FA. Contraception, Venous Thromboembolism, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What Clinicians (and Patients) Should Know. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 09 18; 25(10):1603-1612. PMID: 30877770.

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  • Published on 12/17/2018

    Cannon R, Madrigal JM, Feldman E, Stempinski-Metoyer K, Holloway L, Patel A. Contraceptive needs among newly incarcerated women in a county jail in the United States. Int J Prison Health. 2018 12 17; 14(4):244-253. PMID: 30468113.

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