Zohra Ansari-Thomas, M.P.H., joined the Guttmacher Institute’s Public Policy Division in 2015. As the state issues manager, she is responsible for analyzing legislative, regulatory, and judicial actions on a range of sexual and reproductive health and rights issues across the United States, and monitoring trends in state policies. She focuses on understanding policies that restrict access to publicly funded family planning, and policies to improve immigrant women’s access to sexual and reproductive health care. Ms. Ansari-Thomas received an M.P.H. in epidemiology from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.