Uta Landy, PhD, has worked in the field of family planning since 1970 as an international consultant, researcher, counselor, administrator, writer, and advocate. In 1999, she founded the Ryan Residency Training Program and began to direct the national Fellowship in Family Planning at UCSF. She also led an international reproductive health curriculum reform project in Vietnam.
Dr. Landy has served as Executive Director of the National Abortion Federation, President of the Board for Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, President of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, Co-Chair of the Planned Parenthood Coalition of Abortion Providers (CAPS), Chair of the Abortion Task Force of the American Public Health Association, and as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Dr. Landy co-authored the publication of two landmark surveys concerning the delivery of abortion services and elective abortion training in US ob-gyn Residency Programs. Her current research interests continue to focus on training in family planning and abortion.