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Sabrina A. Matoff-Stepp, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Women’s Health
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


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Sabrina Matoff-Stepp is the Director, Office of Women’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

In this capacity, she leads the integration and coordination of women's health program, policy, and outreach and education across the agency.

Highlights of her federal career include serving on the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), Women, Girls, and Gender Equality Task Force, and leading HRSA's cross-cutting efforts to address intimate partner violence across policy, program, outreach and education activities.

In 2010, she received the HHS Innovates Award for her role on the Text4baby project, a mobile health education service providing pregnant women and new mothers with free, evidence-based health-related text messages. Sabrina’s research areas of interest include HIV/AIDS, global health, and violence prevention.

In 2009, Sabrina was selected as one of 20 Our Bodies, Ourselves Women's Health Heroes from over 100 nominations in 12 countries. She has a Ph.D. in community and public health from University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), and has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses for UMCP and the University of New England. She also volunteers for Martha's Table, a non-profit organization serving low-income and homeless families in Washington D.C.

Date Last Reviewed:  April 2019