Christina Juan is a researcher with the Demographic and Health Surveys Program and is based in Washington, DC, working on gender and health issues in developing countries. Current research topics include addressing barriers to family planning, the effects of interviewer characteristics regarding sensitive topics, and trends and community-level determinants of child marriage. Juan previously worked for non-governmental organizations, including the International Center for Research on Women as a gender and health specialist on adolescent mental health and reproductive health research studies, as well as International Planned Parenthood Federation as an evaluation officer to conduct learning and evaluation initiatives. Juan has an M.Sc. in Reproductive & Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan.