VP, Strategic Initiatives

Shannon Criniti, PhD, MPH, is an educator, researcher, and advocate with 20+ years' experience in sexual/repro health. As VP of Strategic Initiatives at AccessMatters since 2015, Dr. Criniti oversees the organization's research, evaluation, training, advocacy, and communications programs. Prior to AccessMatters, she was an independent sexuality educator, an HIV researcher and program administrator at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and a website guru at Planned Parenthood Federation of America in the late 1990s. Dr. Criniti holds a master's degree in public health and a PhD in human sexuality education.