anna glasier

Professor Anna Glasier


Professor Anna Glasier, is an honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is a world expert on emergency contraception and her work was instrumental in emergency contraception’s deregulation in the United Kingdom and beyond. She advises a number of international organisations, including the Population Council and the World Health Organisation, where she is presently the Chair of the Research Project Review Panel of the Human Reproduction Programme. Professor Glasier works on developing new contraceptives and on better ways to deliver women’s healthcare, including contraception and abortion. She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of BPAS.


Years of experience

Professor Glasier became a clinical scientist at the Medical Research Council Unit of Reproductive Biology in 1989. She held the position of Director of Family Planning and Well Woman Services at NHS Lothian from 1990-2010, and was Lead Clinician for Sexual Health in Lothian.

Professor Glasier was awarded an OBE for services to
Women’s Health in 2005, an honorary Doctor of Laws
from the University of Dundee in 2006 and an Honorary
DSc from the University of Aberdeen in 2014. She is a
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

My role at
HRA Pharma / Hana

Providing specialist clinical and medical advice to the Hana team at HRA Pharma to help inform and educate our consumers.

*Professor Anna Glasier does not endorse any pharmaceutical brands or products.