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Jennifer Tang, MD, MSCR – UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Jennifer Tang, MD, MSCR

Professor, Complex Family Planning

Jennifer Tang, MD, MSCR

Professor, Complex Family Planning



Complex Family Planning

Global Women’s Health

Personal Biography:

Dr. Tang is originally from the Midwest but completed her undergrad and medical school in Texas, before heading to Boston for residency. She then moved to NC in 2010 to complete a Masters in Clinical Research at the UNC School of Public Health and a Fellowship in Family Planning. She lived in Lilongwe, Malawi from 2012-2017, where she helped start the country’s first OB-GYN residency program, before moving back to Chapel Hill in 2017.

Preferred Name: Jennifer

Pronouns: she/her/hers


  • Family Planning Fellowship- UNC; Chapel Hill, NC; 2010-2012
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency- Harvard (Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital), Boston, MA; 2006-2012
  • Doctor of Medicine- Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, TX; 2001-2006
  • Bachelor of Arts- Rice University; Houston, TX; 1997-2001

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Certification, 2012-present

Research Interests:

  • Maternal health
  • Family Planning
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Global Women’s Health

Recent Publications:

For a complete list of recent publications, please visit Dr. Tang’s PubMed listing.