Liza Fuentes joined the Guttmacher Institute as a Senior Research Scientist in 2016. Her research has focused on access to contraception, the evaluation of abortion restrictions and clinical training in reproductive health. Dr. Fuentes completed a DrPH at the City University of New York School of Public Health, and was a predoctoral fellow at CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, where she earned a certificate in demography. She also holds an MPH from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Before joining Guttmacher, she was Senior Project Manager at Ibis Reproductive Health, where she worked on research regarding miscarriage management, self-induced abortion, and the evaluation of HB 2, the restrictive Texas abortion law whose provisions were struck down in the U.S. Supreme Court decision Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Previously she was Senior Research Associate at the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, where she conducted qualitative research and policy analyses on the effects of immigration and health policies on Latina, immigrant and adolescent reproductive health. She serves on the board of directors of Forward Together, and is a former member of the boards of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project, the National Network of Abortion Funds, the New York Abortion Access Fund and the DC Abortion Fund.