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

portrait photo of Sabrina Matouff-Stepp


Sabrina Matoff-Stepp is the Director, Office of Women’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Highlights of her Federal career include serving on the Global Health Initiative (GHI), Women, Girls, and Gender Equality Task Force, and leadership toward the integration of interpersonal violence screening and counseling into HRSA funded systems of care.  She received the HHSinnovates 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. Her research areas of interest include HIV/AIDS, global health, and interpersonal 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. Sabrina volunteers for Martha’s Table, a non-profit organization serving low-income and homeless families.

Last Reviewed: March 2016