About Us

Our Work

Mission: We generate, curate, and disseminate free curricula and learning tools about sexual and reproductive health, including abortion, in order to transform health professions education.

Vision: We envision a health professions education system where sexual and reproductive health, including abortion, is fully integrated into the curriculum for learners across professions and disciplines.

Meet the Team

Biftu Mengesha, MD, MAS (she/her)

Biftu, the current Director, directs curriculum development and evaluation, oversees the team, and provides clinical expertise and strategic vision to all programs.

Jody Steinauer, MD, PhD (she/her)

Jody, the founding director, now serves as a key advisor to the program, a content expert for all clinical content, and a mentor to the team.

Felisa Preskill, MPP (she/her)

Felisa, the Project Director, leads the team to create and disseminate digital curricula, and spearheads our program evaluation and strategy.

Amanda Sawyer, MA (she/her)

Amanda, the Communication & Outreach Manager, creates digital content, manages web and social presence, and coordinates conference outreach.

Aliza Adler, MPH

Aliza, the Research and Evaluation Manager, manages the evaluation of our curricula, RHEcourse, and other ongoing projects.