Katie Schubert oversees SWHR’s mission to promote research on biological sex differences in disease and improve women’s health through science, policy and education. Prior to joining SWHR, she served as Chief Advocacy Officer at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). Previously, Katie served in key staff roles for U.S. Representatives Nancy Johnson (R-CT) and Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD), and as a Senior Vice President at CRD Associates, where she advised her clients on government relations strategy targeted at Congress and federal agencies. Her areas of expertise include women’s health, public health, and value assessment and quality. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of the Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance and advisor to the John E. Lewy Fund for Children’s Health, and is a past president of Women in Government Relations (WGR). She lives in Virginia with her husband, three children, and dog George.
Aleksandar Rajkovic, UCSF
Kathryn G. Schubert, Society for Women's Health Research
Researchers have long been recognizing the uniqueness of women’s health and its substantial effect on clinical practice, acknowledging the increasing appreciation of the importance of multidisciplinary approaches to health and disease. In every organ system, there are diseases that are unique to women, more common in women than in men, or characterized by differences in disease course in women compared to men. This Track will focus on the following topics related to Women’s Health: