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Gynuity president receives SFP Award for Lifetime Contributions to International Family Planning

Gynuity’s president, Beverly Winikoff, MD, MPH, has been selected to receive the 2016 Allan Rosenfield Award for Lifetime Contributions to International Family Planning, presented by the Society for Family Planning at their November, 2016 conference. For more than 13 years Beverly has built and led Gynuity Health Projects to serve its mission to ensure that reproductive health technologies are widely available at reasonable cost, provided in the context of high-quality services, and offered in a way that recognizes the dignity and autonomy of each individual. Before starting Gynuity, Beverly worked for 25 years at the Population Council, where she developed and managed the Council's Ebert Program on Critical Issues in Reproductive Health, including work on Safe Motherhood, prevention of STIs/AIDS, prevention of unsafe abortion, provision of safe abortion care, and improving postpartum care for mothers and babies. Dr. Winikoff received the 2007 Carl S. Schultz Award from the American Public Health Association and the 2009 Irvin M. Cushner Lectureship Award from the Association for Reproductive Health Professionals. Beverly has served on numerous boards of directors and is also a Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.