Tina Raine-Bennett, MD, MPH was inducted into the Health Category in 2016.
Tina is a Senior Research Scientist and Staff Physician with Kaiser Permanente whose expertise in the areas of contraception and reproductive health has helped to improve the health outcomes of scores of women – including teens and undeserved women. Tina is a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist with special interest in adolescent risk behaviors and reproductive health. She has spent a large part of her career providing family planning services for teens and undeserved, high-risk women. For years she has been closely involved in efforts to help teens and young women avoid unintended pregnancy. She has over 20 years of experience in conducting research designed to improve understanding of contraceptive behavior and evaluating interventions to improve access to and use of contraceptives. Her research work has influenced policy around access to emergency contraception, especially for teens. In her current position at Kaiser Permanente, Tina translates women’s health research into clinical practice and promotes the involvement of clinicians in research designed to improve the health outcomes and health care experiences of women.