The Women's Health Research Institute created the Women’s Health Science Program (WHSP) for High School Girls & Beyond to provide science education programs to females from underserved communities. WHSP targets young women who are considering careers in science and medicine and prepares them with valuable knowledge and skills to successfully become the next generation of women science leaders.
The Institute recognizes that community women have an important role in advancing women’s health, and their participation is needed to identify health priorities and cultural barriers. It has already been demonstrated that our Illinois Women’s Health Registry is a valuable tool to researchers and a portal that gives women access to research studies. Women want to be informed consumers and we have identified clinical services that understand the unique needs of women. Our publications and blog site provide valuable authoritative information.
The Illinois Women’s Health Registry was created to encourage more women to participate in research, and to encourage more scientists and providers to include women in their research studies.
This section contains print and on-line resources to help you make informed decisions about your health.
The Oncofertility Consortium® is a national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to address the complex health care and quality-of-life issues that concern young cancer patients whose fertility may be threatened by their disease or its treatment.
Repropedia is a reproductive dictionary created by an international team of scientists and clinicians led by investigators at Northwestern University. An editorial board reviews all entries to ensure that definitions are both accurate and accessible to scientists and non-scientists alike.
The Women's Health Research Institute has compiled the programs or clinics affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital or its clinical partners that focus on female specific conditions, treat health conditons that are more prevalent in women, or provide a gender-specific care. If you have a condition that is not addressed by any of these programs and would like a referral, call the Northwestern Physician's Access Line: 1-877-926-4664