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Rachel Benson Gold

Rachel Benson Gold joined the staff of the Guttmacher Institute in 1979 and is currently Director of Policy Analysis in the Institute’s Public Policy Division. Her expertise is on the delivery and financing of publicly funded family planning services in the United States. She is the author of several reports and articles in the field of reproductive health services and financing, and recently completed a comprehensive analysis of the national family planning effort and its role in an evolving health care system. Ms. Gold serves on the Board of Directors of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association and is a Lecturer in Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Ms. Gold earned a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University and a Master of Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

Elizabeth Nash is a Public Policy Associate in the Guttmacher Institute’s Washington DC office. She coordinates the efforts of the state team, which analyzes legislative, regulatory and judicial actions on reproductive health issues and develops Guttmacher’s monthly State Policies in Brief series and update of state policy developments. Ms. Nash joined the Institute in 1999.