Reiley Reed, MPH, MSW, University of California, Berkeley

Reiley Reed is a Social Welfare PhD student at UC Berkeley, where she also earned MPH and MSW degrees. She has experience conducting patient-centered contraceptive care research and developing trainings for reproductive healthcare workers. Previously, she worked at the Person-Centered Reproductive Health Program at UC San Francisco and Planned Parenthood. Her research interests include criminalization ...Read more >

Nicole Quinones, MPH, CHOICES: Center for Reproductive Health

Access to abortion is tied to financial ability to pay for the procedure, even for those who have health insurance. Since the Dobbs ruling, the financial barriers to access abortion care have only been exacerbated since more people have been pushed to cross state lines in order to access this health care service. Abortion seekers ...Read more >

Alexandra Phelps, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A native Wisconsinite, Alexandra Phelps attended college and medical school at the University of Wisconsin. In between, she volunteered with Americorps at a community health center in Boston, where her experiences motivated her application to the “Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health” program in medical school. There, she practiced advocacy, building community partnerships, and ...Read more >

Gwen Petro, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

The internet is a key source of information on family planning, especially for those in areas with limited contraceptive access or abortion restrictions. However, it is difficult to engage in any online activity without leaving behind a digital footprint, thereby risking one’s privacy. Many people lack sufficient knowledge and skills to protect their privacy online, ...Read more >

Bria Peacock, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Bria Peacock has a strong background in advocating for vulnerable communities, particularly focusing on sexual health education and support for adolescent girls and mothers. From beginning her career as a Youth Program Intern at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington in 2012 to as a first-year medical student, she founded Sisters Informing Healing Living and Empowering ...Read more >

Shreya Nagendra, MPH, Saint Louis University

Shreya Nagendra (she/her) is a final-year doctoral candidate pursuing a Behavioral Science and Health Education degree at Saint Louis University, St. Louis (Missouri). She has a Master’s in Public Health and a strong background in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Shreya’s passion for sexual and reproductive health research was ignited during her internship and Clinical ...Read more >

Paige Logan, MPH, University of California, San Francisco

Paige Logan is a doctoral student in Sociology at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her MPH at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has worked on abortion and reproductive health advocacy efforts at the state, national, and international levels. She also currently serves as a Policy and Advocacy Advisor ...Read more >

Fatimah Lawal, MPH, Purdue University

Fatimah Lawal is a doctoral student in public health at Purdue University. Her research centers on understanding and eliminating barriers to high-quality reproductive health care among marginalized and minoritized populations, with a specific focus on access to contraception. Born and raised in Nigeria before pursing doctoral training in the US, Fatimah garnered global experience working ...Read more >

Elizabeth Kravitz, MD, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Kravitz is a second-year obstetrics and gynecology resident at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She is pursuing a career in Family Planning with a particular interest in research that shapes policy, with a focus in understanding disparities to access and care. This project is designed to document the lived experience of activists ...Read more >

Minji Kang, MPH, University of Illinois Chicago

The proposed mixed-methods research project aims to evaluate the quality of person-centered contraceptive care delivery at federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) in Illinois. These centers are committed to serving a racially diverse patient population in need of affordable, high-quality care through person-centered practices. Unpublished preliminary data have indicated that almost 30% of the patient population ...Read more >