Roy Jacobstein

IntraHealth International | Senior Medical Advisor

Roy Jacobstein, MD, MPH, is the Senior Medical Advisor at IntraHealth International. Dr. Jacobstein has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers on a wide range of FP/RH topics including unmet need for family planning, fostering change in medical settings, contraceptive security, long-acting and permanent FP methods, and the status of FP programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also has served as an expert technical advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) on a range of issues including community-based provision of injectables, hormonal contraception and HIV, and WHO’s Medical Eligibility for Contraceptive Use. Previous to joining IntraHealth, he was Medical Director of EngenderHealth and Chief of the Communication, Management and Training Division of the Office of Population at the USAID. A pediatrician and public health physician, Dr. Jacobstein has MD and MPH degrees from the University of Michigan, and is an Adjunct Professor of Maternal and Child Health at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health.