To Address Women’s Health Inequity, It Must First Be Measured

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Published 12/7/22

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) President and CEO Kathryn Schubert joined a group of health equity experts in 2022 to discuss insights, recommendations, best practices on approaches to advance data systems and data equity.

As chair of the women’s panel during this discussion, Schubert helped author an article about measuring and addressing women’s health equity. The final piece, published in Health Equity, offers a blueprint for transformational change in how the United States collects, interprets, and shares critical data to deliver greater health justice for all.

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The women’s health article was based on a conversation between health equity experts that focuses on how the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light the serious and pervasive data gaps facing marginalized groups. Read the conversation transcript.

How a Public Health Crisis Created an Impetus for Change: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s National Commission to Transform Public Health Data Systems

SWHR CEO Kathryn Schubert sat as chair of the women panel for this discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light the serious gaps in data equity.