Dr. Jill Biden recently traveled to Atlanta to highlight the importance of increased investment in women’s health research as part of the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research. During her visit, she emphasized the need to fundamentally change how women’s health research is approached and funded, with a goal of prioritizing women’s health and ensuring that healthcare meets the needs of all women.
The roundtable discussion, facilitated by Dr. Carolyn M. Mazure, Chair of the Initiative and Women’s Health Research at Yale Director, focused on public-private partnerships. The themes discussed included the need for more investment in research to improve women’s lives and the necessity of new and expanded partnerships.
Atlanta was an ideal location for the discussion due to its strong track record of innovation and collaboration. Dr. Mazure expressed her appreciation for the insights and innovative research and collaboration efforts shared by the panelists, which included influential figures from various sectors such as healthcare, academia, and corporate organizations.
Dr. Mazure expressed optimism about the potential of new public-private partnerships to drive innovation and improve the health of all women. She commended the work being done in Atlanta and the valuable input provided by the panelists, making it clear that there is a shared determination to prioritize and invest in this crucial area of healthcare.