Sarah Keogh joined the Guttmacher Institute as a Senior Research Scientist in 2012. Her substantive areas of research include HIV/AIDS and its intersection with reproductive behavior, the integration of HIV and sexual and reproductive health services, and unmet need for family planning and abortion services. Her recent projects include looking at abortion incidence in Tanzania and Nepal and HIV and fertility intentions in Zambia and Nigeria. Prior to joining Guttmacher, Dr. Keogh worked as a research fellow in the Population Studies Department at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and then as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Anthropology at University College London, with a fellowship award from the UK Economic and Social Research Council. She earned a BA in human sciences from Oxford University, a master’s degree in demography and health and her PhD in demography from LSHTM. Dr. Keogh is a member of the Population Association of America, the International AIDS Society, the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Union of African Population Studies.
Dr. Keogh has coauthored both quantitative and qualitative work on reproductive health in Sub-Saharan Africa, and she is particularly interested in ways to integrate quantitative and qualitative methodologies.