LAURIE ZEPHYRIN, M.D., National Director of Reproductive Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, has been named a member of the Aspen Institute's 2015 inaugural class of Health Innovator Fellows.http://ht.ly/PS67W Bachelor’s in biomedical sciences, City College of NY, M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine,and two Master’s degrees—in public health and business—from Johns Hopkins University
Sadik is known for being Special Advisor to UN Secretary General, with the rank of Under-Secretary General and UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific. (Talk about being a busy woman.) She finished her medical studies at Dow Medical College and John Hopkins University, and she’s using her knowledge to broaden healthcare needs for underprivileged women. She is known for her strength in guiding an importance on the field of maternal/child health, reproductive/sexual health, and…
Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor disease progression and response to therapy in real time.
JOHNS HOPKINS SCIENTISTS USE PAP TEST FLUID TO DETECT OVARIAN, ENDOMETRIAL CANCERS: Using cervical fluid obtained during routine Pap tests, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have developed a test to detect ovarian and endometrial cancers. Results of the experiments are published in the Jan. 9 issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine.
The Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) is devoted to systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.