Mission & Vision

Our Mission:

Our mission is to improve the health of all women through leadership in Research, Education, Clinical Care, Community Partnership, and Advocacy.


Our vision is to be one of the pre-eminent academic women’s health centers in the country by training a diverse cadre of future academic leaders in women’s health, promoting a multidisciplinary agenda in women’s health research including the study of sex and gender differences and working toward increasing the participation and advancement of women in academic leadership.

The Center for Women’s Health Research continues its mission of advancing women’s health and leadership, with an emphasis on the advancement of diversity and equity among current and future academic leaders in the biomedical and behavioral fields of science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine.

Annual Report 2013-2014
Annual Report 2011-2012
Annual Report 2010-2011


Monthly BREAD (Bias Research to promote Equity And Diversity) Meetings
A network of scientists, researchers, and scholars at UW-Madison pursuing diversity and equality.
Monthly Brownbag – Second Thursday of every month, 12pm-1:30pm at the Center for Women’s Health Research
700 Regent St, Suite 301.

*If you would like to be on the BREAD email list to receive updates about presenters for upcoming talks please send an email to join-bread@lists.wisc.edu