Irene Orellana Bonilla is a Clinical Research Coordinator for ANSIRH’s ADAPT Study, which aims to evaluate the effectiveness of family planning policies and the impact of unintended pregnancy on women’s lives. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2017 from the University of California, Davis.
Prior to her work at UCSF, Irene has focused her energy on working within her communities as a Certified Medical Assistant, Pregnancy Loss Doula, and Spanish Interpreter. Her areas of interest include access to reproductive health care and reproductive justice, healthcare disparities and inequalities within marginalized communities due to gaps in our healthcare system. She hopes to one day serve a healthcare provider dismantling racism within medicine.