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Society for Women's Health Research

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1025 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20036

202-223-8224 (Voice)
202-833-3472 (FAX)

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The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, is widely recognized as the thought leader in research on sex differences and is dedicated to improving women’s health through advocacy, education, and research. SWHR advocates for greater public and private funding for women’s health research and the study of sex differences that: affects the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease; encourages the appropriate inclusion of women and minorities in medical research studies; promotes the analysis of research data for sex and ethnic differences; and informs women, health care providers, and policy makers about contemporary women’s health issues through media outreach, congressional briefings, public education campaigns, conferences and special events.



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Date Entered: 11/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/23/2012
Date Revised: 3/13/2012
Health Referral Number: HR2661
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