A Boon for Reproductive Health

written by Elise Miller, MEd
CHE Director

For those concerned about environmental impacts on reproductive health, the stars have aligned. Last month, the University of California, San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) honored three exceptional leaders: Teresa Woodruff, PhD, the new president of The Endocrine Society; Linda Giudice, MD, PhD, president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine; and Jeanne Conry, MD, PhD, president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Not only do these highly gifted women head major professional societies which represent tens of thousands of researchers and health professionals around the world, they are deeply committed to expanding the scientific literature on links between environmental contaminants and reproductive health and to highlighting the need for stronger chemical policy reform.

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