Harrington Elizabeth Color

Elizabeth Harrington, MD, MPH

Acting Assistant Professor, Family Planning

Joined UW Medicine:


Clinical Focus:

Family Planning:
• General Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Family and reproductive life planning
• Contraception for women with medical conditions


Washington, 2015


Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016


• MD Degree
   (University of California, San Francisco, 2011)
• Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
   (Oregon Health & Science University, 2015)
• Fellowship in Family Planning
   (University of Washington, 2017)

Research Interests:

• Global reproductive health
• Gender dynamics and reproductive health
• Contraceptive decision-making
• Contraceptive development
• Permanent contraception
• Global medical education


• Society of Family Planning
• American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Selected Publications:

Harrington E, Gordon D, Osgood-Roach I, Jensen JT, Aengst J. Conceptualizing risk and effectiveness: Women's and provider's perceptions of nonsurgical female permanent contraception. In press.

Harrington E, Gordon D, Bahulekar P, Garg BS, Osgood-Roach I, Jensen JT, Aengst J. Interest in nonsurgical female permanent contraception among men in Portland, Oregon and eastern Maharashtra, India. In Press

Harrington E, Newmann SJ, Onono M, Schwartz KD, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Grossman D. Fertility intentions and interest in integrated family planning services among women living with HIV in Nyanza Province, Kenya: A qualitative study. Infectious Disease in Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012; Article ID 809682. doi: 10.1155/2012/80962.

Withers M, Dworkin S, Harrington E, Kwena Z, Onono M, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR, Grossman D, Newmann SJ. Fertility intentions among HIV-infected, sero-concordant couples in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Culture, Health & Sexuality 2013; 2013;15(10):1175–90. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.811289.

Appointments & Practice Locations

Women's Health Care Center, Roosevelt (WHCC)
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Seattle, Washington 98105-6920

Appointments:   206.598.5500