Jessica Pettigrew, CNM
Instructor, Ob/Gyn-Gyn & OB Health

Graduate School :
  • CNM, Yale University (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) (2006)
Languages: English, French
Department: Ob/Gyn-Gyn & OB Health

Professional Titles

  • Senior instructor
  • Lead Advanced practice provider, Dept of OB/GYN

Research Interests

Sexual medicine, sexual desire disorders, sexual pain


  • Clinical Faculty (2014)
    School of Medicine, Ob/Gyn


  • Pettigrew JA, Novick AM. Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women: Physiology, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2021 Nov;66(6):740-748. PubMed PMID: 34510696
  • Sopfe J, Pettigrew J, Afghahi A, Appiah LC, Coons HL. Interventions to Improve Sexual Health in Women Living with and Surviving Cancer: Review and Recommendations. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Jun 24;13(13). PubMed PMID: 34202477

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Member
  • International Society for the Study of Womens Sexual Health, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Women's Care Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Fl
Aurora, CO 80045

UCHealth Internal Medicine - Lowry
8111 E. Lowry Blvd
Denver, CO 80230

CU Medicine Gynecology - Cherry Creek Medical Center
100 Cook Street
Suite 312
Denver, CO 80206

CU Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology - Central Park
3055 Roslyn St
Suite 230
Denver, CO 80238

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Certified Nurse Midwife, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Women's Health - Contraception
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Childbirth
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Care
  • Women's Health - Gynecologic and Obstetric Infections
  • Women's Health - Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Women's Health - Menopause
  • Women's Health - Endometriosis
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Gestational Diabetes
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Testing
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • Women's Health
  • Wellness and Prevention
Clinical Interests
Menopause, sexual concerns, contraception counseling, vaginitis, vulvodynia, pregnancy care, IUD placement, abnormal bleeding

Care Philosophy
I enjoy caring for women with diverse health needs. I often encourage women to incorporate holistic modalities into their care such as accupucture, meditation, and exercise. Women's sexual health and sexual dysfunction is a clinical interest, and often neglected area of health. I work with women, using medications, counseling, and devices/products to help them achieve satisfying intimacy in their relathionships.

Volunteer Activities
I am a lead for Denver Moms Demand Action for Gunsense in America, a grassroots group that works to reduce gun violence .

Public Speaking
Bone health, sexual health, contraception

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • CNM, Yale University (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) (2006)
Languages: English, French
Department: Ob/Gyn-Gyn & OB Health
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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