SWHR Develops Principles to Ensure Health Care Value Assessments Work for Women
When a new health care innovation comes to market, how do patients, health care providers, and health care payers determine…
Report: Cures Act Pushes Women’s Health Research Forward
SWHR and FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, released a report outlining the positive changes for women’s health research…
The Heart of the Matter: Disparities in Cardiac Health for Women
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women nationally, although only about half of women are aware of this…
The Unexpected Home for NIH’s Maternal Health Research
In the ongoing quest to ensure women’s inclusion in medical research, many stakeholders consider research involving pregnant and lactating women…
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…
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…
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…
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…
SWHR Submits Comments to FDA on Pregnancy and Lactation Draft Guidance
SWHR submitted comments to the FDA in response to draft guidance on considerations for pregnancy safety and lactation studies.