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Division of Women’s Health Research  

The Division of Women’s Health’s research goals are: to lead scientific and clinical discoveries that identify and explain sex- and gender-based differences in health and disease, prioritize disorders specific to women, and ultimately improve the overall health and access to care for women and men. Faculty in the Division of Women’s Health pursue a wide range of research topics dedicated to advancing knowledge of women’s health and sex differences in health and disease.

Research Areas

  • Cancer Screening & Prevention
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Neuroscience & Neuroendocrinology
  • Gender, Violence & Trauma
  • Global Women’s Health
  • Life Course & Reproductive Epidemiology
  • Women’s Health Policy Research & Advocacy

Research Faculty

  • Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Division Chief
  • Heather Hirsch MD, MS, NCMP
  • Laura Holsen, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Monik C. Jimenez, ScD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Ingrid Katz, MD, MHSc
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Annie Lewis-O'Connor, MSN, MPH, PhD
    Instructor in Medicine
  • Roseanna Means, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Part-time
  • Lydia Pace, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Eve Rittenberg, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Jennifer J. Stuart, ScD
    Instructor in Medicine

Affiliate Faculty

  • Deborah Bartz, MD, MPH
  • Kari Braaten, MD, MPH
  • Ming Hui Chen, MD, MMSc, FACC, FASE
  • Alisa Goldberg, MD, MPH
  • Jill Goldstein, PhD
  • Tamarra James-Todd, PhD, MPH
  • Elizabeth Janiak, ScD
  • Rose L. Molina, MD, MPH
  • Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH


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