Daniel Grossman, MD, FACOG

Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Director, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH)

Prior to joining ANSIRH, Dr. Grossman was the Vice President for Research 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 integration of reproductive health and HIV services.

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


  • Yale University, Bachelor’s in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry  
  • Stanford University, Medical Doctorate
  • University of California, San Francisco, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology 

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