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Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University
950 New Hampshire Ave., NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC  20052
Liz Borkowski, MPH
Managing Director
202.994-0034

 

Health Resources

Links to Women's Health Resources

Please note: We do not accept links from commercial (.com) websites unless the organization is not-for-profit.

General Women's Health Issues

The National Women's Health Information Center (Dept. of Health and Human Services)

http://www.4woman.gov

National Women's Health Resource Center

http://www.healthywomen.org

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Office of Women's Health

http://www.fda.gov/womens/

The Global Library of Women's Medicine

http://www.glowm.com

National Research Center for Women & Families

http://www.center4research.org

Cancer

National Breast Cancer Coalition

http://www.natlbcc.org

National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

http://www.nccc-online.org/

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

http://www.ovarian.org/

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

http://www.ovariancancer.org/

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

http://www.komen.org

Women's Information Network Against Breast Cancer

http://www.winabc.org

Mautner Project - the National Lesbian Health Organization

http://www.mautnerproject.org

Cardiovascular Health

American Heart Association (2007 Guidelines for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women)

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3045524

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease

http://www.womenheart.org

Disease/Condition-Specific Organizations

American Diabetes Association

http://www.diabetes.org

American Sleep Apnea Foundation

http://www.sleepapnea.org

Arthritis Foundation

http://www.arthritis.org/

Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

http://www.lupus.org

National Association for Continence

http://www.nafc.org/

National Eating Disorders Association

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Osteoporosis Foundation

http://nof.org/

National Vulvodynia Association

http://learn.nva.org

Professional Organizations/Associations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

http://www.acog.org

American College of Nurse-Midwives

http://www.acnm.org

American Medical Association

http://www.ama-assn.org/

American Medical Women's Association

www.amwa-doc.org

American Society on Aging

http://www.asaging.org/

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

http://www.arhp.org

Association of Women's Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

http://www.awhonn.org

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals Resource Center

http://www.arhp.org/Topics

The Endocrine Society

http://www.endo-society.org/

National Black Nurses Association, Inc.

http://www.nbna.org/index1.htm

National Hispanic Medical Association

http://www.nhmamd.org/

Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health

http://www.npwh.org

Minority Health

Black Women's Health Imperative

http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/

Indian Health Service (Dept. of Health and Human Services program for American Indians and Alaska Natives)

http://www.ihs.gov/

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

http://ncmhd.nih.gov/

National Council of La Raza Institute for Hispanic Health

http://www.nclr.org/content/topics/detail/481/
 

Women's Policy/ Law/ Insurance Issues

 

Center for Women's Policy Studies

http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org

The Commonwealth Fund

http://www.cmwf.org/

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

http://www.kaisernetwork.org/

National Women's Health Network

http://www.nwhn.org

Institute for Women's Policy Research

http://www.iwpr.org

National Women's Law Center

http://www.nwlc.org

Women's Policy, Inc.

http://www.womenspolicy.org/

Women's Health Research

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

http://www.ahrq.gov/research/womenix.htm

International Center for Research on Women

http://www.icrw.org

Office of Research on Women's Health (National Institutes of Health)

http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/

Society for Women's Health Research

http://www.womenshealthresearch.org

Women's Research and Education Institute

http://www.wrei.org/

Older Women's Health

National Council on the Aging

http://www.ncoa.org

National Institute on Aging

http://www.nia.nih.gov

Older Women's League (The Voice of Midlife and Older Women)

http://www.owl-national.org

Reproductive/Sexual Health

The Alan Guttmacher Institute

http://www.guttmacher.org/

American Menopause Foundation

http://www.americanmenopause.org/

Childbirth Connection

http://www.childbirthconnection.org

Menopause and Hormones, FDA Office of Women's Health

http://www.fda.gov/womens/menopause/default.htm

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association

http://www.nfprha.org/

National Infertility Association (RESOLVE)

http://www.resolve.org

North American Menopause Society

http://www.menopause.org/

 

Planned Parenthood

http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Reproductive Health Technologies Project

http://www.rhtp.org

Violence

VAWnet (Violence Against Women)

http://www.vawnet.org/

Other Groups

American Association for People with Disabilities

http://www.aapd-dc.org/

 

The Hormone Foundation

http://www.hormone.org

National Alliance for Caregiving

http://www.caregiving.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

http://www.ncadv.org

American Psychological Association

http://www.apa.org

United States-Mexico Border Health Commission

http://www.borderhealth.org

Other Women's Groups

National Partnership for Women and Families

http://www.nationalpartnership.org

National Council of Women's Organizations

http://www.womensorganizations.org

Other Internet Health Resources

HealthFinder.gov (CDC, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)

http://www.healthfinder.gov

 
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