Research for Women's Health
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Policy for Women's Health
Science for Women's Health
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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.
Women's Health Issues
We publish high-quality peer-reviewed research on topics that affect women's health across the lifespan.
Scientific Integrity Work
We work to educate lawmakers about legislation that can help ensure the federal government produces and uses scientific evidence appropriately.
In a new Health Affairs Forefront article, Julia Strasser and Ellen Schenk recommend changes to make it easier for pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraception.
The latest Editor's Choice study examines laws that promote treatment for drug use during pregnancy and those that punish pregnant people for drug use.
On March 29, Dr. Jamila Perritt, President and CEO of Physicians for Reproductive Health, will deliver the annual Brandt Memorial Lecture in Women's Health.