Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)
Tracy Weitz is an Associate Professor and Director of the Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Weitz’s passion is for those aspects of women’s health that are marginalized either for ideological reasons or because the populations affected lack the means or mechanisms to have their concerns raised. Her current research focuses on innovative strategies to expand abortion provision in the U.S. Dr. Weitz also serves as the Associate Director for Public Policy at the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and was its founding executive director over a decade ago. She is a current board member of the Society of Family Planning, the ACLU of Northern California, and Breast Cancer Action. In 1999, she received the UCSF Chancellor’s Award for the Advancement of Women and in 2012 the UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award. She has an MPA degree in public administration with an emphasis in health care and a PhD in medical sociology from the University of California, San Francisco.