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January 14, 2019

SWHR Engages With FDA on Patient-Focused Drug Development

SWHR seeks to ensure that meaningful input from women is included in the development and regulatory review of new medical products.
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January 2, 2019

SWHR Hires Sherie Lou Santos as Director of Science Policy

The Society for Women’s Health Research has hired Sherie Lou Z. Santos, MPH, as director of science policy. In this role, Santos will envision, direct, and implement creative science programs…
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December 20, 2018

Roche Diagnostics CMO Alan Wright Joins SWHR Board of Directors

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) is pleased to announced the election of Alan Wright, MD, MPH, chief medical officer at Roche Diagnostics Corp., to its Board of Directors.
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December 6, 2018

SWHR Praises Work of Dedicated FDA Women’s Health Advocate Marsha Henderson

In her 22 years at the Food and Drug Administration, Marsha B. Henderson has had a profound influence on the advancement of women’s health research. When she retires at the…
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November 26, 2018

Survey of School Nurses Reveals Lack of Bathroom Policies and Bladder Health Education

In an online survey developed by the Society for Women’s Health Research, a majority of school nurses reported that the pre-K-12 schools they work for do not have written policies…
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October 30, 2018

Poor Sleep Makes You More Than Just Sleepy

By Rebecca Nebel, PhD, SWHR Director of Scientific Programs We’ve all experienced times where we haven’t gotten enough sleep, whether it’s pulling an all-nighter to cram for a test, caring…
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October 22, 2018

More Than Just Anatomy: Sex Differences in the Lower Urinary Tract

A new SWHR report highlights how improving our knowledge about sex differences in cell biology in the female and male lower urinary tract may help stimulate breakthroughs in the diagnosis…
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October 17, 2018

Hill Briefing: Addressing Migraine Burden Through Research and Policy

To draw attention to the need for research and policy changes to address migraine burden, advocacy group Research!America hosted a congressional briefing on Oct. 3 that included SWHR President and…
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October 15, 2018

SWHR Remembers Former Board Member Colleen Conway-Welch

Former SWHR Board member and dedicated women’s health advocate Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, RN, died on Oct. 13 after a battle with cancer.
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