Who We Are
The Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health is based at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University and publishes the peer-reviewed journal Women's Health Issues. Our mission is to identify and study aspects of healthcare and public health, including legal and policy issues, that affect women’s health at different life stages; to foster awareness of and facilitate dialogue around issues that affect women’s health; and to promote interdisciplinary research, coordination, and information dissemination.
Clinicians, researchers, funders, and elected officials can all play roles in improving perinatal mental health for Latinas during a stressful time.
Achieving health equity for Black women and girls requires using a different form of policy analysis, commentary authors argue.
Women with two or more ACEs had a higher odds of unwanted, but not mistimed, pregnancy, researchers found.