IGHS Grand Rounds: Protecting Women's Access to Reproductive Health in a Time of Uncertainty


4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (reception to follow)

UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Mission Hall, Room 1401/1402
550 16th Street, San Francisco

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Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH

Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies
UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Brindis, a native of Argentina, conducts research focused on child, adolescent and women's health policy, as well as on the implementation of health care reform and immigration health. Dr. Brindis served as a frequent policy advisor to government policymakers and private foundations. Her writings, publications and personal consultation in the field of adolescent pregnancy prevention were extensively utilized in the planning and implementation of various state and federal initiatives.

Dr. Brindis has served as Chair of the Population, Reproductive Health and Family Planning Section of the American Public Health Association and formerly on the Board of the Guttmacher Institute. She also participated on the steering committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health Objectives for 2010, as well as for 2020. She served on the Institute of Medicine committee that made recommendations to eliminate co-payments for women’s preventive health services under the Accountable Care Act. Dr. Brindis is a member of the National Advisory Committee for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy's Latino Pregnancy Prevention.

Dr. Brindis was recently awarded the UCSF Faculty Mentoring Program's 2016 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award.