Claire D. Brindis, Dr. P.H., is Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is also a Director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and Executive Director of the National Adolescent Health Information Center at UCSF.
Dr. Brindis’ research focuses on adolescent and child health policy, adolescent pregnancy and pregnancy prevention, adolescent health and risk-taking behaviors, reproductive health services for men and women, school-based and integrated health and social services. She has co-authored a monograph on implementing the Healthy People 2010 Adolescent Health Objectives, with the CDC and the Federal Bureau of Maternal and Child Health, “Improving Adolescent Health: A Guidebook for States and Communities” and “A Future with Promise: A Chartbook on Latino Adolescent Reproductive Health.” She is Co-Investigator of the evaluation of the State of California’s Family PACT program, an 1115 Medicaid Waiver, evaluator of a variety of teenage pregnancy prevention and health care delivery initiatives as well as two statewide initiatives to improve access to family planning services for low income women.
Dr. Brindis is a member of CHARM's Executive Committee and Advisory Group. As a member of the Executive Committee, Dr. Brindis provides guidance on strategic planning and advise on how to achieve the broadest possible reach for CHARM's work.