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May 8, 2018

SWHR Founder Remembers Rep. Louise Slaughter

Dr. Florence Haseltine, founder of the Society for Women's Health Research, first met Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) in 1990, while she was working with others passionate about women’s health…
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May 2, 2018

SWHR Celebrates Achievements in Women’s Health at Awards Dinner

The Society for Women’s Health Research celebrated advancements in women’s health and honored three remarkable women for their contributions to the field on Tuesday night at SWHR’s 28th Annual Awards…
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April 19, 2018

Jenelle Krishnamoorthy Elected to SWHR Board of Directors

SWHR announced the election to its Board of Directors of Jenelle S. Krishnamoorthy, PhD, associate vice president for global policy, communications and population health at Merck.
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April 16, 2018

SWHR to Honor Three Visionary Women at Annual Awards Dinner

SWHR will honor Janet Woodcock, MD, of the Food and Drug Administration, Christi Shaw of Eli Lilly and Co., and Colleen Conway-Welch, PhD, of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing…
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April 13, 2018

Experts Identify Challenges in Endometriosis Research and Patient Care

Endometriosis has completely disrupted Rebecca Black’s life — and the lives of millions of other women. Visiting doctor after doctor, suffering infertility problems, and dealing with excruciating pain, Black and…
March 22, 2018

SWHR Applauds Congress for Supporting Funding for NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

SWHR commends Congress for recognizing the valuable role of NIH's Office of Research on Women's Health in the FY18 spending bill by calling for funding that reflects the office's important…
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February 12, 2018

SWHR Hires Emily Ortman as Communications Director

SWHR announced today the hiring of Emily Ortman as its new director of communications. Ortman will lead the development of strategic communications efforts to maximize the reach and impact of the…
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November 29, 2017

New Guide Aims to Unmask Challenges Women Face in Getting Healthy Sleep

Though sleep is essential to health, the unique barriers faced by women in maintaining good sleep health are often misunderstood or overlooked, according to “Women & Sleep: A Guide for…
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November 9, 2017

SWHR Receives NICHD Director’s Award for PregSource Partnership

SWHR was awarded the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Director’s Award for its participation as a partner agency in PregSourceTM, a crowdsourcing research project that aims to…