Dr. Liisa Galea Blog PostNews
September 12, 2019

Are NIH Policies Unintentionally Impeding Women’s Health Research?

While NIH policies intend to correct imbalances in studying females, one researcher argues that the new movement on including sex as a biological variable has backfired in implementation.
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September 9, 2019

SWHR Hires Melissa Laitner as Director of Science Policy

SWHR hired Dr. Melissa Laitner as SWHR’s new Director of Science Policy to envision, direct, and implement creative science programs and policy activities designed to improve women’s experiences in health…
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August 20, 2019

Searching for Solutions to the Maternal Health Crisis

Maternal mortality rates in the United States are higher than anywhere else in the developed world, and the majority of the estimated 700 pregnancy-related deaths each year are preventable.
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August 8, 2019

Examining Factors in the Maternal Health Crisis

The United States is the most dangerous country in the developed world to give birth, with an estimated 700 women dying from pregnancy-related deaths each year and 50,000 women experiencing…
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July 11, 2019

SWHR Submits Comments to FDA on Pregnancy and Lactation Draft Guidance

SWHR submitted comments to the FDA in response to draft guidance on considerations for pregnancy safety and lactation studies.
Blog PostPress Release
July 8, 2019

SWHR Creates Migraine Toolkit to Help Patients to Manage Their Care

To assist patients in navigating this process, SWHR created the Migraine Patient Toolkit: A Guide to Your Care, a new resource that provides useful information about migraine diagnosis and treatment…
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July 8, 2019

Uterine Fibroids: Raising Awareness for an Overlooked Disease

Women with heavy menstrual bleeding, chronic pelvic pain, and similar symptoms are often unaware that these experiences are not normal.
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July 2, 2019

Improving Patient Outcomes: A Look at PCORI’s Research on Women’s Health

When patients and health care providers are forced to make health care decisions without sufficient evidence to inform them, the negative effects can be far-reaching.
Lucy Erickson Blog PostNews
June 14, 2019

SWHR Hires Lucy Erickson as Director of Scientific Programs

The Society for Women’s Health Research announced the hiring of Dr. Lucy Erickson as its new director of scientific programs. Erickson will design and lead innovative programs to increase awareness…