Professor, Bixby Chair
Malcolm Potts is a Cambridge trained obstetrician and reproductive scientist. He is the first holder of the Fred H. Bixby endowed chair in Population and Family Planning in the School of Public Health, Berkeley, and has developed the Bixby Center with a team of young experts. He is co-director of the Berkeley International [...]
Professor, Bixby Chair
Ashley Fraser is an Associate Specialist for the Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability. She is a graduate the Maternal and Child Health Program at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. As a graduate student and Bixby International Health Fellow, she conducted a survey on the family planning knowledge attitudes of [...]
Claire Norris is the Administrator for the Bixby Center and also coordinates the activities of the Global Health Office. She has over 25 years experience in nonprofit and university settings. Claire received her Masters in Public Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, with a dual emphasis in Health Care Administration and Administrative Organization and [...]
Daniel Perlman, Ph.D., a research medical anthropologist at the Bixby Center, has more than twenty years experience planning, implementing, and evaluating primary health care programs in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. His graduate courses at the School of Public Health include qualitative research methods, the social dimensions of international health, and the ethics of international [...]
David Cao is an Associate Specialist at the Bixby Center for Population, Health & Sustainability. His current research interests lie in the social and behavioral determinants of women’s health. He received his MPH from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
Divya is a doctoral student in epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. She spent several years working on projects to build capacity in the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors before coming to UC Berkeley, where she earned her MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics in 2011. As an MPH student, she worked on [...]
Karen Weidert is a recent graduate of the Health and Social Behavior Program at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. While a graduate student, she was a Bixby International Health Fellow, focusing on the implementation and monitoring of the Misoprostol Pilot Project in Zambia,
Laura Stachel is the Associate Director of West African Emergency Obstetric Research, for the Bixby Center. She is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist with fourteen years of clinical experience. She obtained her MD from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and left private practice to pursue public health in 2003.
Associate Professor in Residence and Bixby Scientific Director
Ndola Prata is a physician and medical demographer from Angola. She is an Associate Professor in Residence in the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and also serves as the Scientific Director in the Bixby Center for Population, Health and Sustainability and the Medical Director of Venture [...]
Paige Passano completed her MPH in International Public Health in New Orleans at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 2002.
From 2003-2007, she worked for Population Services International (PSI) in Mumbai, India. At PSI, she designed outreach materials for the Bombay Sex Workers Project and led The MSM Initiative, a street-based intervention [...]
Rebecca is a DrPH student at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and a Doctoral Fellow with the Bixby Center. Her dissertation work explores the potential for community health workers to use mobile technology to help increase access to family planning information and services. Rebecca has served as a consultant on various mHealth projects, working to share accurate [...]
Suzanne Bell is a recent graduate of the Maternal and Child Health Program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. As an MPH student at Berkeley, Suzanne sought every opportunity to focus on international maternal health. For her summer practicum, she worked in Bangladesh as a Bixby Center Summer Fellow, helping complete the next [...]