Former Senior Advisor for Science and Technology, Population and Reproductive Health
Jeff Spieler has more than 43 years of experience working internationally on contraceptive research and development, family planning and reproductive health. In December 2014, he retired from the position Senior Technical Advisor for Science and Technology in Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) at USAID. Previously, in PRH/ USAID he was the Senior Science Advisor (2007-2008), the Chief of the Research, Technology and Utilization Division (1993-2007) and Biomedical Scientist (1983-1992). Prior to joining USAID, Jeff spent 11 years as a Scientist in the Human Reproduction Programme at WHO in Geneva (1972-1983) and six years as a bench researcher at Lederle Laboratories (pharmaceutical company) in Pearl River, NY (1967-1972). Jeff has a B.Sc. in Zoology, University of Florida (1967), a M.Sc. in Zoological Sciences and Reproductive Biology, Rutgers University (1971), and was awarded and Honorary Doctorate in Public Service from the University of Florida in 2002.