Women and Value Assessment: Striving to Capture the Patient Experience
SWHR hosted three value assessment experts at its recent policy meeting to discuss the integration of women’s health priorities into…
Women with Anal Cancer: ‘The Invisible Victims of HPV’
Anal cancer is a rare and incredibly stigmatized disease — and the majority of cases in the U.S. occur in…
SWHR Stands With the Black Community Against Racial Injustice
The Society for Women’s Health Research stands with the Black community against racial injustice.
Pandemic Prompts Concerns About Worsening Mental Health for Pregnant Women and New Moms
In the midst of COVID-19, pregnant women and new moms are being forced to confront unexpected challenges and possible worst-case…
ICER’s Value Framework: A Work in Progress for Women’s Health
ICER's updated value assessment framework embraces several of SWHR’s recommendations, but more work remains to adequately evaluate the value of…
New Screening and Diagnostic Technologies Could Pave the Way for Improvements in Women’s Health
Some of screening and diagnostic tests for women are woefully outdated or nonexistent, resulting in uncertainties about their disease risk…
Women Struggle to Access Menstrual Products During COVID-19 Pandemic
Menstrual products are as essential as toilet paper — and for some women equally as hard to find during the…
COVID-19 Pandemic Is a Nightmare for Women’s Sleep
Women are more prone to certain sleep difficulties than men. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating these sleep problems.
A Note From SWHR’s NEW CEO
On April 27, Kathryn G. Schubert, MPP, started her role as SWHR's new president and chief executive officer.