Clinical Advisory Committee

The Clinical Advisory Committee provides clinical expertise to enhance the quality of ARHP’s educational activities, support ARHP’s education staff members on specific programs, and develop recommendations to the board of directors for long-term educational strategies that enhance ARHP’s mission to improve the quality of sexual and reproductive health care in clinical settings. Members of this committee are appointed by ARHP’s Board of Directors to serve two-year terms based on their clinical expertise and commitment to ARHP’s educational mission.

Nerys Benfield, MD, MPH

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center, Division of Family Planning and Global Women's Health
Ryan Residency Training Program

Pelin Batur, MD

Cleveland Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine

    Diane J. Horvath-Cosper, MD, MPH

Family Planning Fellow, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Don Downing, RPh

University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Hollis Forster, RNC, NP

Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific

Michael Hertz, MD, MPH

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Chris Knutson, MS, ARNP, RN-C

Antonella Lavelanet, DO, JD, MPH

    Aisha Mays, MD

Native American Health Center
University of California San Francisco, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN

Assistant Professor, Family Health Care Nursing Department
Associate Director, Community Engaged Research, UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative, University of California, San Francisco
Research Scientist, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH) University of California, San Francisco


Private Practice
Nashville, TN

Patricia Murphy, CNM, DrNP, FACNM, FAAN

University of Utah School of Nursing, Anne Poulson Cumming Presidential Endowed Chair in Women’s and Reproductive Health

Beth Mynett, MD

District of Columbia Department of Corrections, Office of Health Services Administration

Erica Pettigrew, MD, JD, MPH

Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine Physician, North Carolina

Dave Turok, MD, MPH

University of Utah, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology & Family and Preventative Medicine

Emily Wolf-Roubatis, RN

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Sandy Worthington, MSN, WHNP-BC, CNM

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ARHP is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. ARHP relies on contributions from health care professionals, concerned individuals, foundations, and industry to support its work and provide trusted clinical education and information on reproductive and sexual health. 

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Contributions from individuals support ARHP’s "Fund for the Future of Reproductive Health," which provides seed money to develop and implement innovative programs to support reproductive health education and advocacy efforts for the next generation. 

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