Past Policy Advisory Council Meeting Speakers

Among the benefits of SWHR Policy Advisory Council membership is the opportunity to attend SWHR’s quarterly Policy Advisory Council meetings, which feature presentations from leading voices in women’s health, health policy, and federal research policy.

Policy Advisory Council Meeting Speakers


  • Victoria Shanmugam, MBBS, MRCP, FACR, CCD, Director, Office of Autoimmune Disease Research , Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health


  • Emily Chew, MPH, Senior Advisor for Women’s Health, Division of Priority Populations, Office of Extramural Research, Education, and Priority Populations, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Amanda Borsky, DrPH, MPP, Scientific Program Manager – Women’s Health and Health Systems Research, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Lynette Hamlin, PhD, RN, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
  • Monica Webb Hooper, PhD, Deputy Director, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • Andrea Stahl, PhD, Vice President, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF)
  • Gayle Vaday, PhD, Civilian Deputy Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, U.S. Army Medical Research & Development Command