Contributors

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Tara Haelle

By Kiki Zeldes |
Tara Haelle is a freelance science and multimedia journalist who specializes in writing about women's health, prenatal health, pediatrics, mental health, vaccines, infectious … More

Aaron Hamlin

By Kiki Zeldes |
Aaron Hamlin, MPH, Esq., is the executive director of Male Contraception Initiative, a nonprofit that builds public support for new male contraceptives and … More

Polly F. Harrison

By OBOS |
Polly Harrison has been senior advisor at AVAC since 2009, after 12 years as founder/director of the Alliance for Microbicide Development, a coalition … More

Ted Heck, MCJ

By OBOS |
Ted Heck works in HIV prevention at the Virginia Department of Health. Volunteer activities include anti-violence and advocacy work in LGBQ and especially … More

Steph Herold, MPH

By OBOS |
Steph Herold is the deputy director of the Sea Change Program, a new non-profit project of the Tides Center. Sea Change is dedicated … More

Katharine Hikel, MD

By OBOS |
A lifelong women's health activist, Katharine Hikel (Trina) was schooled at Harvard, at the Women's Health Collective in Berkeley, Calif., and at the … More

Christine L Hitchcock, PhD

By OBOS |
Christine Hitchcock is a research psychologist with interests in risks and public discourse about extended oral contraception; normal menstrual cycle physiology; bone health; … More

Anita P. Hoffer, PhD, EdD

By OBOS |
Anita P. Hoffer worked at Harvard Medical School for over 25 years, where she served as an associate professor and director of research … More
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Bethany Young Holt

By Kiki Zeldes |
Bethany Young Holt, PhD, MPH is an epidemiologist who leads the global collaboration of researchers, funders, and advocates working toward a new field … More

Frances K. Howell

By OBOS |
Frances K. Howell is the executive director of DES Action USA, where she works to educate, empower and advocate for those exposed to … More