Bria Goode

Research Assistant
Oakland, California

Bria Goode joined Ibis as a Research Assistant in February 2021. She supports qualitative projects focused on medication abortion access and knowledge in both the United States and abroad. These projects include increasing access to medication abortion information and person-centered abortion services for women in India and understanding medication abortion needs, access, and knowledge among Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Prior to her work at Ibis, Bria evaluated birth defects research as a Public Health Epidemiology Assistant and Data Analyst Consultant at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Birth Defects and Infant Disorders. She also worked on a community-based research project as a Graduate Research Assistant at SisterLove, Inc., where she studied the perceived barriers and facilitators to medication abortion for Black and Latinx women in Georgia. Beyond her research experience, Bria has worked to increase sexual and reproductive health education in the community as a Program Consultant for Planned Parenthood in Washington, D.C. and as a Sexual Health Peer Educator at the University of Maryland. Bria is currently pursuing a Master in Public Health at Emory University with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Science from the University of Maryland College Park.