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OLDER WOMEN'S HEALTH AND THE OB-GYN'S ROLE ANNOUNCED AS THIS YEAR'S LEADERSHIP AWARD TOPIC

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July 1, 1997 --- Women's Health Issues, the bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, announces this year's topic for the annual Leadership Award, a manuscript prize award of $1,000 for the best submission on "Health Care for Older Women: The Role of the Ob-Gyn in Providing Health Care for Women Over Age 55."

The award committee will look for operational models and for data based reporting in preference to untested concepts. As general guidelines, the manuscripts should not exceed 2000 words and 20 references. The deadline for this year's award is March 31, 1998.

Announcement of the winner will be made in June 1998. The winning manuscript, and others deemed acceptable for publication, will appear in an upcoming issue of Women's Health Issues.

Address manuscripts to the Editor, Women's Health Issues, Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, 409 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024-2188. Please indicate that you wish your submission to be considered for the Leadership Award.

Women's Health Issues is the official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge, practice, and understanding of women's health care at the intersection of the social and medical sciences.

For more information about the Institute or to receive a sample journal and information packet, please contact the Jacobs Institute at (202)863-4990.

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For Immediate Release

For more information contact:
Shannon R. Mouton
The Jacobs Institute
(202) 863-4989