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About Women's Health Research at Yale


Women’s Health Research at Yale is an interdisciplinary research center within Yale School of Medicine. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of everyone. We do this by studying the health of women and examining health differences between and among women and men. Our goal is to change the landscape of medical and behavioral research, professional and personal practice, clinical education, and health policy to advance public health.


Women’s Health Research at Yale seeks a future in which everyone has the opportunity to live a full, healthy life. To promote human health, there is a dramatic need to advance studies on the health of women and focus on sex-and-gender differences in health. We must also examine how sex and gender intersect with other key determinants of health outcomes, such as age, race, and ethnicity. And we must implement the findings of our evolving science to help build an inclusive health care system.

Our center is supported by Yale School of Medicine and valued donors. With your help, we can take science where it needs to go.