Each year, the Bixby Center funds 1-2 UCLA Fielding School of Public Health doctoral students whose dissertations are in the area of reproductive health and family planning. Students apply for funding in late April for the subsequent academic year.

Application Instructions

Not available this year. 

Bixby Fellows

Afulani, Patience (Fellow: 2012 to 2014)  Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco 

Arenas, Erika (Fellow: 2012 to 2014) Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Astou, Coly (Fellow: 2003 to 2005) Senior Improvement Advisor,  USAID

Bandoli, Gretchen (Fellow: 2014-15) Assistant Professor In Residence, Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego

Bornstein, Marta (Fellow: 2018-19) Applied Researcher, PhD Candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Buttenheim, Alison (Fellow: 2002-03) Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Chang, Hsin-Chieh (Fellow: 2009 to 2011) Faculty Member, Fudan University

Chiao, Chi (Fellow: 2002 to 2004) Professor, National Yang-Ming University Taiwan 

Chyu, Laura (Fellow: 2004 to 2006) Lecturer, Santa Clara University 

Dellor, Elinam (Fellow: 2010-11) Senior Researcher, The Ohio State University

Dye, Claire (Fellow: 2004 to 2005) 

Enriquez-Haas, Vilma  (Fellow: 2000 to 2002)

Gyaltsen, Kunchok (Fellow: 2006 to 2009) Professor, Qinghai University PR China

Hess, Kristen Leigh (Fellow: 2009 to 2011)

Khan, Angubeen (Fellow: 2017 to 2021) PhD Candidate, University of California, Los Angeles

Kusunoki, Yasamin (Fellow: 2002 to 2006) Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

McEvoy Doty, Michelle (Fellow: 2000-01) Vice President, The Commonwealth Fund

Muthengi, Eunice (Fellow: 2005 to 2007) Research Specialist, East Africa Research Hub, Nairobi, Kenya

Narasimhan, Subasri (Fellow: 2013 to 2018) Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Ritesh, Mistry (Fellow: 2001-02) Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Samari, Goleen (Fellow: 2011-12) Assistant Professor, Columbia University 

Shymamoto, Kyoko (Fellow: 2014-15) 

Simmons, Jennifer (Fellow: 2004-05) Researcher, SRA International

Thirumalai, Dhanalakshmi (Fellow: 2009 to 2011) Senior Manager, Atara Bioterapeutics

Toller Erausquin, Jennifer (Fellow: 2004 to 2006) Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Tsuyuki, Kiyomi (Fellow: 2009 to 2011) Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego

Westmoreland, Drew Anne (Fellow: 2017-18) Research Assistant Professor, CUNY 

Wexler, Bethany Kay (Fellow: 2009-10) Associate Professor, California State University-Northridge

Yuan, Anita (Fellow: 2001 to 2003) Researcher, West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center