Announcing the 2016 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH 

Claire Brindis and Mitch Feldman
Claire Brindis and Mitch Feldman
Claire Brindis with Brian Alldredge and Mitch Feldman
Claire Brindis with Brian Alldredge and Mitch Feldman

Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH, is a professor of Pediatrics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, and Co-Director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health and the Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center. Dr. Brindis’ research and personal commitment focuses on ameliorating the impact of social, health, and economic disparities among ethnic/racial populations, with a particular focus on women, young adults, and adolescents and reproductive health. Her policy research focuses on how disparities impact health outcomes, including access to quality care and health insurance coverage, as well as examining the impact of migration and acculturation on Latino/as’ health. Research interests also include consumer engagement in health care system re-design, tracking the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on adolescents and young adults, and strategies for closing the gap between evidence-based innovation and its application to policy and programs. Dr. Brindis’ is committed to mentoring across the academic lifecourse, from students through senior faculty and researchers across disciplines. She previously led the Hewlett Fellowship in Reproductive Health Policy for 16 years focused on Latin America. Dr. Brindis is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine of the National Academies of Science.

 

Nominators
The Nominators Present Dr. Brindis
Claire Brindis with Noemi Brindis Delgado
Claire Brindis with Noemi Brindis Delgado

Read the announcement in UCSF Pulse, and watch highlights from the June 21 ceremony:

 

 

 


For additional information, please contact:
Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil
Professor of Medicine
Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Mentoring
University of California, San Francisco

Irené Merry
Faculty Mentoring Program Coordinator
(415) 502-0244

 

Previous Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award