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Hand holding pen writing in notebook 4.15.24 | Women's Health Perspective
Sofia Oliveira’s Lupus Journey

This is a firsthand account submitted through SWHR’s Share Your Story portal, as part of SWHR’s Women’s Health Perspective series. When […]

2.26.24 | Autoimmune
Elevating the Impacts of Autoimmune Disease and Black Women’s Health

While it is unclear what makes someone more at risk for an autoimmune disease, constructs, such as race and ethnicity, and social determinants of health, including education level, income, and other socioeconomic measures, are known to have an impact on health outcomes.  

11.8.23 | Autoimmune
VCU Health of Women 2024 | Emerging Topics in Women’s Health: Autoimmune Disease Challenge

Join us for the VCU Health of Women Conference 2024 SWHR Pre-conference Symposium! This symposium will discuss the impacts of autoimmune diseases on women’s health across the lifespan, with special emphasis on pregnancy and maternal health, caregiving/parenting.

9.20.23 | Autoimmune
SWHR Presents at MichBIO Life Sciences Showcase

SWHR attended MichBIO 2023 and gave the presentation “Addressing Disparities Through Patient, Provider, and Policymaker Collaborations: Women’s Health and Autoimmune Disease Case Study.”

2023 Michigan Life Sciences Showcase

The MichBio Showcase will bring together industry professionals, thought leaders, and changemakers from all life sciences sectors with patients and […]

5.7.23 | Health Equity
SWHR Adds Lupus to the Women’s Health Equity Initiative 

To bring attention to these disparities and help support individuals impacted by lupus, SWHR added lupus to the Women’s Health Equity Initiative campaign this May, in recognition of Lupus Awareness Month.

5.3.23 | Lupus
Examining Lupus Health Disparities for Lupus Awareness Month  

This Lupus Awareness Month, SWHR is reflecting on the need for urgent action to close the gender, race, and ethnic disparities in lupus outcomes.

3.31.23 | Autoimmune
Final Policy Brief of Four-Part Series Shines Light on Need for Diversity Within Autoimmune Clinical Trials

Recognizing the significant impact that diversity has on the nation's ability to improve autoimmune outcomes and advance health equity, SWHR developed the policy brief, “The Need for Diversity in Autoimmune Disease Research Trials.”

3.31.23 | Autoimmune
Third Policy Brief Highlights Role of Federal Agencies in Supporting Women with Autoimmune Diseases and Conditions

The SWHR policy brief, “Federal Agencies’ Work in Autoimmune Diseases and Conditions,” demonstrates how federal agencies are contributing to improved health and health care for women across the lifespan and why investments in these programs and initiatives should continue to be prioritized.

3.31.23 | Autoimmune
Federal Agencies’ Work in Autoimmune Diseases and Conditions

The U.S. government—through its programs and initiatives—has an important role to play in improving the lives of those living with […]