Molly Campbell is a PhD student in the School of Nursing at Oregon Health and Science University. Her research focus is on the potential for coercion and racial bias in the provision of family planning services. Through a reproductive justice lens, Ms. Campbell seeks to critically examine how the construction of race and power relations have shaped past and present reproductive health policy in the United States. The long-term goal of her program of research is to improve the delivery of reproductive health services by ensuring equitable access free from coercion. Ms. Campbell earned an Associate Degree in Nursing from Lane Community College in 2009, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Oregon Health and Science University in 2016. She has worked in the hospital setting as a progressive cardiac nurse at the Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute in Springfield, Oregon where she was the recipient of the Guardian Angel Award for Compassionate Caregivers two years consecutively. Most recently, Ms. Campbell worked as a progressive cardiac nurse at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Outside of nursing, Ms. Campbell leads extended wilderness trips for NOLS (the National Outdoor Leadership School) where she instructs students in backcountry travel skills and leadership development. Additionally, Ms. Campbell is a lead instructor for NOLS Wilderness Medicine and teaches ten-day wilderness medicine courses to outdoor guides and educators across the country.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Scholar – Preventive Health
Dissertation: We only want good mothers: Exploring the potential for coercion and bias in U.S. reproductive health policy