Meet Our Advisory Council

Meet Our Advisory Council

WHRY Advisory Council members Wendy Naratil (left) and Barbara Riley (right)

The Advisory Council for Women’s Health Research at Yale includes community leaders from across the country with a commitment to advancing women’s health research. Council members share professional and personal advice. They raise awareness about the importance of our center. And they lead efforts to ensure that Women’s Health Research at Yale thrives long into the future.

The Advisory Council for Women's Health Research at Yale

Laurie M. Benjamin, Carmel Valley, CA  
Elisa Spungen Bildner, Montclair, NJ 
Kim A. Healey, Fairfield, CT 
Sharon Wolfsohn Karp, New Canaan, CT 
Susan Lustman Katz, Branford, CT 
Katharine Kenny, Richmond, VA 
Susanna E. Krentz, Chicago, IL
Ruth L. Lansner, New York, NY
Kevin McCann, Hartford, CT
Cynthia H. McCraven, Wallingford, CT
Ellen Gibson McGinnis, Ruxton, MD
Ruby H. Melton, West Haven, CT
Roslyn Milstein Meyer, Guilford, CT
Wendy Underwood Naratil, Warren, NJ 
Eve Hart Rice, Bedford, NY 
Barbara Masters Riley, Guilford, CT 
Carol F. Ross, Chair, New Haven, CT 
Diane Young Turner, Hamden, CT 
Diana Seton Wakerley, Hamden, CT 
Patricia Doukas Zandy, Hamden, CT

Special Advisors

Kitty Northrop Friedman
Kimberly Goff-Crews, Vice President for Student Life, Yale University
Linda Koch Lorimer, Senior Counselor to the President and Provost, Yale University

Honorary Members

U.S. Representative Rosa L. DeLauro
Joanne Woodward
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman

The two-decade evolution of WHRY is a testament to steady, deliberate growth through careful planning and distribution of resources with an unwavering focus on improving women’s health.

Carol F. Ross, Chair, Advisory Council for Women's Health Research at Yale
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