Research Associate

Areas of Expertise: Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health, Reproductive Health & Rights

Anna Bernstein is a Research Associate at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, with the Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health. Anna works on projects related to abortion, contraception, and access to reproductive health services, examining how those topics intersect with economic issues.

Anna brings to the Center a background in public health, with a focus on reproductive health. Prior to joining IWPR, Anna worked at the research group Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) at UCSF, as part of a team studying the effects of domestic abortion restrictions. She also previously held positions with Planned Parenthood Global and the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health section of the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Anna received her Master of Public Health degree, concentrating on Maternal and Child Health, from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and her B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University.