Updated March 22, 2013
Dr. Linda Giudice Receives Journal of Women's Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Health Research at 21st Annual Congress on Women's Health
Linda C. Giudice, MD, PhD, MSc (right), Robert B. Jaffe Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, received the Journal of Women's Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Health Research at the Awards Gala at Women's Health 2013: The 21st Annual Congress in Washington, DC. The full program and faculty information are available at the Congress website.
Dr. Giudice is Professor and Chair of the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. She is also Director of the Center for Research on Origins and Biological Consequences of Human Infertility and the UCSF Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center. She specializes in endometriosis, implantation and ovulatory disorders, infertility, and assisted reproduction. Her research focuses on endometrial biology and placental-uterine interactions as well as environmental impacts on reproductive health. She is President of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Giudice also presented the Vivian Pinn Women's Health Research Keynote Lecture on "Advances in Understanding Endometriosis" at the Congress.
The Congress is presented by the Academy of Women's Health, Journal of Women's Health, and VCU Institute for Women's Health, in partnership with NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, DHHS Office on Women's Health, and Society for Women's Health Research. Collaborating Organizations include the American College of Physicians, Virginia Chapter, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Psychiatric Association, American Thyroid Association, The Endocrine Society, International Menopause Society, and National Stroke Association.