Claire D. Brindis, DrPH, MPH

Claire D. Brindis, DrPH, MPHClass of: 1973

Departments: Community Health Sciences


Brindis is director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and a professor of pediatrics and health policy at UC San Francisco, where she is also director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and executive director of the National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center. Brindis’ research focuses on program evaluation and the translation of research into policy at the local, state, and national levels. Her expertise is in the areas of adolescent and child health policy, adolescent pregnancy and pregnancy prevention, reproductive health services for men and women, school-based health services, and analyses of a wide array of health policies, including health care access for underserved communities. A member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, Brindis received her MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA in 1973.

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