Sophia Yen from Pandia Health

Sophia Yen

CEO & Co-Founder at Pandia Health

Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Last updated January 20, 2021

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Building the Brand Women Trust with Their Health, starting with Birth Control

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

Sophia Yen, MD, MPH is the CEO and Co-Founder of Pandia Health, birth control delivery. She has a passion for making women’s lives easier, preventing unplanned pregnancies, and educating women about #PeriodsOptional. With more than 20 years of experience in medicine, she is board-certified in Adolescent Medicine. She graduated with a B.S. from MIT, M.D. from UCSF Medical School, and M.P.H. from UC Berkeley in Maternal Child Health. She serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Stanford Medical School. She is a Reproductive Health Specialist and co-founded 2 non-profit organizations in her endeavors to improve the lives of women: The Silver Ribbon Campaign to Trust Women and SheHeroes.org. 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. Dr. Yen enjoys educating the public and other physicians about birth control, menstrual regulation/elimination, sexually-transmitted infections, acne, obesity, and other adolescent health issues. She has spoken at SXSW, TEDxBerkeley, TEDx Silicon Valley Women, UC Merced, UC Davis, 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. Her academic research is focused on several issues in women’s reproductive health: Emergency contraception awareness and use/prescription of EC by: college students, high risk for pregnancy patients (homeless and those without insurance), and physicians. Contraceptive use and sexual practices of College Students Expedited Partner Therapy for Sexually Transmitted Infections Bacterial Vaginosis Dr. Yen has been published in: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Contraception, Pediatric Annals, and the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, and more.

Interesting Factoid

CEO/Co-Founder of the THE ONLY #WomenFounded #WomenLed reproductive health #DoctorFounded #DoctorLed Birth Control delivery company


Languages

Taiwanese
English
Spanish

What I Do  


Professional Experience

CEO, Co-Founder

2016 - Present
At PandiaHealth.com, we provide birth control delivered to your mailbox, 3 months supply, automatic refills and if you need it, a prescription for birth control via our Pandia Medical Group MD partners for a fee. No one runs out of birth control on our watch. We will take care of you so you don't have to worry about your birth control.

Executive Committee Member, Section on Adolescent Health

Oct 2015 - Present
Elected by my fellow pediatricians to represent their interests on the Section On Adolescent Health. Platform was to increase shared educational materials online and to make sure the clinician receives practical education about Adolescent Health especially with respect to reproductive health issues.
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Professional Expertise

Birth Control
Women's Health
Obesity treatment and prevention
Acne

Professional Interests

Birth Control
Women's Health
FemTech
B2C
Menopause
Telemedicine
Health Education
Public Health
Community Outreach
Prevention
Clinical Research
Pediatrics
Adolescent Health
Reproductive Health
Startups

Advisor

Emerge California

What I Stand For  

Favorites  

Hobbies

Foodie

Education  

School

B.S., Biology

1989 - 1993
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