Frances A. Althaus
Fran Althaus joined the Guttmacher Institute in 1989 as an Associate Editor in the Publications Division. She was promoted to Senior Editor in 1992 and was named Executive Editor of International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (then known as International Family Planning Perspectives) in 2002. From 1991 to 2014, Ms. Althaus also served as the Editor of Perspectives Internationales sur le Santé Sexuelle et Génésique, an annual issue of selected IPSRH articles translated and published for francophone Africa. She has written special reports for the Institute’s journals on breast cancer and the pill, sexually transmitted infections, female genital mutilation and the implementation of legal abortion services in South Africa. Before coming to the Institute, Ms. Althaus served as Managing Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Nursing Outlook, and as Copy Editor and then Managing Editor of Foundation News, the magazine of the Council on Foundations.