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Apr 25

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Sharon Liner

Since the election, our Reproductive Health Access Network has grown by over 300 people and we’ve seen an uptick in the number of clinicians who want to engage in clinical advocacy now more than ever. This month, we are highlighting Dr. Sharon Liner, a family planning and abortion provider in Ohio. In addition to providing…

Jul 22

Focus on a Provider: Maggie Carpenter

Dr. Maggie Carpenter attended medical school at SUNY-Downstate Medical School and it was there that she became aware of family medicine. Dr. Carpenter says “I knew I wanted to do women’s health but I really liked the idea of being able to serve all my patients needs and the needs of their families. Making sure…

Nov 05

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Anita Ravi

Anita Ravi, MD, MPH is a family physician engaged in clinical, research, and policy work focused on addressing the health care needs of marginalized populations, especially trauma-informed primary care interventions for populations involved in sexual coercion and violence. She recently started the PurpLE Clinic (Purpose: Listen and Engage), a safe health care clinic for anyone…

Oct 20

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Kelita Fox

As a medical student at Wayne State University, rotating through the various specialties, Kelita Fox was immediately attracted to family medicine for its broad area of focus and its emphasis on care for people throughout the lifespan. Her choice was sealed during a rotation in a Detroit emergency department, which made clear to her the…

Aug 18

Focus on a Provider: Lucia McLendon

Dr. Lucia McLendon was RHAP’s 2012-2013 Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellow. We recently spoke to her about some of the projects she worked on as a Fellow that are still an important part of her work today. “I became involved in reproductive health care because of my experiences growing up in the rural south. I…

Jul 14

Focus on a Provider: Dr. Zahra Virani

 Zahra Virani is one of RHAP’s Reproductive Health and Advocacy Fellows for 2014-2015. We recently asked her about her experience in reproductive health, family medicine, and advocacy with Physicians for Reproductive Health’s Leadership Training Academy. “As a resident I was not able to get the exposure to advocacy that I would have liked. As a…