Tracy A. Weitz

University of California, San Francisco, USA

Tracy A. Weitz is the Director of the Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) program of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA (UCSF). Weitz holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences in the UCSF School of Medicine and Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Science in UCSF School of Nursing. Weitz has a Doctoral degree in sociology from UCSF and an M.S. degree in public administration with a focus on health care from Southern Missouri University. Trained as a qualitative sociologist, Weitz designs and undertakes mixed methods research that focuses on innovative strategies to expand abortion provision in the USA. Weitz serves on the boards of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California and Breast Cancer Action (chair). Weitz is an Active Member of the American Public Health Association, the Society of Family Planning, and the National Abortion Federation. From 2006 to 2010, Weitz served as an Appointed Member of the Women’s Health Council, an advisory body to the California Departments of Health Care Services and Public Health. In 2009, Weitz received the Felicia Stewart award from the Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health section of the American Public Health Association.

Biography Updated on 2 January 2012

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