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The Jacobs Institute of Women's Health is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing knowledge and practice in the field of women's health. Members of the Jacobs Institute are a multidisciplinary group of health care providers, researchers, policy makers and advocates with the common goal of improving the health status of women. Learn more about us.

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10 Years Old in 2000!

Mark your calendars now for our 10th Anniversary Celebration, May 4, 2000, in Washington, DC, when we'll present the annual Excellence in Womens Health Awards to Jeannie Rosoff, immediate past President of the Alan Guttmacher Institute; Jane Brody, New York Times health columnist and best-selling author; and Sylvia Drew Ivie, Executive Director of T.H.E. Clinic. Find out more!

Be part of our 10th anniversary celebration! Help us select the 10 most important advances in women's health from the past 10 years. Click here to give us your ideas.
Some of the suggestions so far:

Increased funding for women's health research
Increased awareness of alternative health options
Increased awareness of domestic violence issues
Advances in menopause management
Improvements in obstetric care for HIV-infected women
Identification of breast cancer genes
Emergency contraception

Financial support available for women's health research: Find out more about the annual Jacobs Institute-Ortho Scholar Research Award.

We want your thoughts on putting preventive medicine into practice! Learn more about the Charles E. Gibbs, MD, Leadership Prize.

This compilation of briefing papers from our Women's Health and Managed Care symposia series is designed to engage the reader in a discussion of womens health and managed care.

State Profiles on Women's Health
This comprehensive resource looks at variables of women's health in all fifty states and the District of Columbia,ranging from family income and risk factors for illness to health care coverage and use of preventive services.

Help the Institute continue to provide acclaimed programs, projects, and publications by making a tax-deductible donation toward its effort of advancing the knowledge, practice and understanding of women's health.

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Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
409 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024-2188
Phone: 202-863-4990
Fax: 202-488-4229 or 202-554-0453
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