Ronna is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences with a concentration in Sociology. She is a Fellow in the NIH pre-doctoral training program in Gender, Sexuality, and Health. Her research interests include medical sociology and sociologies of sexuality, gender, education, and science. Prior to coming to Columbia, Ms. Popkin worked as a Community Sexuality Educator for Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and lectured courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on sexuality education, women’s health, and the politics of fertility control. Ms. Popkin earned her Master of Science in Health Education and Bachelor of Science with Honors in Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.