Dan Grossman, MD, FACOG

Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF
Senior Associate, Ibis Reproductive Health

Email: dgrossman@ibisreproductivehealth.org

Biosketch:

Dan Grossman, MD, FACOG, received his Bachelor’s in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and an MD from Stanford University. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr Grossman has a clinical faculty appointment in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and works as a part-time clinician at St. Luke's Women's Center in San Francisco.  Dr. Grossman is also a Senior Associate at Ibis Reproductive Health. Prior to joining Ibis in 2005, he held the position of Health Specialist at the Population Council in Mexico City. While at the Council, his work included qualitative research on women’s experiences with misoprostol abortion, developing an acceptability trial of female-controlled barrier methods, designing training materials on emergency contraception, and training on medication abortion. His current work focuses on improving access to contraception and safe abortion in the US, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America, as well as on barrier methods for HIV prevention.

Areas of Interest:

  • Unsafe abortion in developing countries
  • Access to medical abortion and second trimester abortion
  • Simplifying access to contraception
  • Integration of HIV and family planning services
  • Female-controlled methods to prevent HIV transmission


Updated January 2009