Dr. Claire D. Brindis

Director,
Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Claire D. Brindis is Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies (IHPS) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and holds the Caldwell B. Esselstyn Chair in Health Policy. She is Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Health Sciences at UCSF. Dr. Brindis is also Executive Director of the National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center and Associate Director of the Policy Information and Analysis Center for Adolescence, and Young Adults. She is also a Director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproduc­tive Health in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and IHPS, UCSF. Dr. Brindis is past chair of the Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health Section of the American Public Health Association (2003-2004) and the Board of Directors for Advocates for Youth, Washington D.C. (2003-2005). Dr. Brindis serves on many expert panels, including the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures and the Committee on Preventive Services for Women. At UCSF, she is past chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the California Department of Health Services with the 2000 Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health, the Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau Director’s Award, the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Washington, DC, with the annual 2001 John C. MacQueen Lecture Award, the UCSF’s Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women, election to the IOM in 2010, and UCLA’s 2012 Alumni Hall of Fame Award.