It takes women in leadership positions and like-minded men to make women's health a priority. By fostering their careers in academic science and medicine we can make the greatest impact on the health of all women.

Center for Women's Health Research

ERP News: Major U01 Grand Award to ERP Faculty – PI’s Dr. Dinesh Shah of the Dept of OB/GYN at UW-Madison and Dr. Oliver Wieben of the Dept Medical Physics have been awarded a $4,000,000 U01 by NIH as part of the NIH Placental Project… Read More

UW School of Medicine News: DNA Change Impacts Spread Of Cancer-Causing Virus – Madison, Wisconsin – A newly discovered change in viral DNA may have disastrous effects when it comes to a common upper throat cancer in humans, according to… Read More

WISELI News: Holloway honored for promoting public dialogue – Professor of Environmental Studies Tracey Holloway is the winner of a AAAS Public Engagement Fellowship, honoring her work linking air quality… Read More


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WISELI – The Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) is a research center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. WISELI was formed in 2002 with funding from the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE. Learn more

SciMed GRS – The Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) program is unique fellowship program offering professional development, community resources, and funding opportunity for underrepresented graduate students in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Pharmacy and School of Veterinary Medicine. Learn more