To attain a future of better health and health care for women and men, we must secure and expand our commitment to developing science that serves the public. This requires tailoring medical care by gender to improve individual outcomes - attaining these goals is what will be increasingly expected as a national and international priority in the years ahead.
Women's Health Research at Yale funds and initiates new laboratory, clinical, and interdisciplinary research on women's health and gender differences. Funded studies have revealed gender differences in smoking cessation, heart bypass surgery recovery time, and occupational injuries. Funding is available for full-time Yale investigators who are pioneering innovative new research that will result in direct practical benefit for the health of women.