Ivonne McLean, MD

Reproductive Health Care and Advocacy Fellow, Institute for Family Health, New York, New York

Dr. McLean graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George, Grenada, and completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester, where her interest in and commitment to women’s reproductive health care grew. Prior to medical school, she was a project coordinator for clinical trials at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, where she embraced challenges ranging from diabetes management to prenatal genetic testing. She is a native of Colombia whose academic and clinical research interests also include global and rural health, adolescent health, unconscious bias, curriculum development, and health literacy. Dr. McLean earned her undergraduate degree in anthropology and Spanish from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She has worked in Lesotho, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Paraguay, and Nicaragua.