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Dr. Kristyn Brandi

Dr. Kristyn Brandi, MD MPH is an OB/GYN physician and Family Planning Specialist currently working at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In addition to providing family planning clinical care, she also performs research focused on contraceptive coercion, abortion, and reproductive justice issues. Dr. Brandi serves as a board member for Physicians for Reproductive Health and sits on the National Ethics Committee for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has specialized training in reproductive health leadership and advocacy, using her voice to speak for vulnerable patient populations and advocate for change of reproductive health law. She is a proud Latina woman who uses her platform to bring attention to reproductive justice conflicts within the Latina population such as the history of forced sterilizations.