Today is International Women’s Day, and we’re celebrating some of our female researchers who are helping to drive research forward and find better treatments. Women are making significant contributions to health research. These are just a few of their stories.
- Loretta Fiorella is filling the gaps in pediatric dermatology.
- Michelle Graham was the lead author of an international study, which found that aspirin can prevent heart attacks after non-cardiac surgery in patients with prior coronary intervention.
- Marina Ospina researched influencing factors for a baby’s first 1,000 days and the effects on their future health.
- Obstetrics and gynecology residents Shawna Stafford and Ashley Demsky are taking on research to improve care for women with obesity.
- Anita Kozyrskyj, one of the world’s leading researchers on the gut microbiome, found that the risk of childhood obesity is increased by c-sections.