Bergen Cooper

Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) | Director of Policy Research

As the Director of Policy Research, Bergen provides critical research and knowledge management support in the development and implementation of CHANGE’s policy advocacy. Through the tracking, evaluation, and design of research, Bergen helps to build CHANGE’s institutional knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Bergen is also a consultant with the World Health Organization, where her research focuses on interventions within primary care to improve the sexual health of both adolescents and adults. She has evaluated, designed, and taught sexuality education for adolescents and young adults in Washington, D.C. and New York City. Bergen received her M.P.H. from Columbia University.