CARE About Fibroids Executive Director Jenny Rosenberg was interviewed by HealthyWomen in an article that highlights the work CARE is doing to raise awareness about uterine fibroids. In the interview, Rosenberg stressed that increased awareness and education are key to helping women get an earlier diagnosis and proper treatment for uterine fibroids. She also pointed out that stakeholder collaboration with various women's health groups has played an integral role in the work that CARE About Fibroids is doing. "By assembling a steering committee comprised of some of the most influential voices in women's health advocacy and attracting a high-caliber science advisory board of experts, CARE About Fibroids has established itself as a thought leader and resource for policymakers, health care providers and patients alike," said Rosenberg. "Our partnerships with leaders in the women's health advocacy space, investment in research and engagement with stakeholders and women patients will help move the needle on this health challenge."
Emory University Medical School Associate Professor Dr. Mary Segars Dolan Joins CARE About Fibroids as OB-GYN Advisor
Joins the organization’s newly-formed Science Advisory Committee of experts in women’s and public health
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September 27, 2018
Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids (careaboutfibroids.org), a national nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, announced today that renowned, Atlanta-based obstetrician-gynecologist Mary Segars Dolan, MD, MPH, FACOG, NCMP, of the Emory School of Medicine Faculty and Emory Healthcare Network Physician, has become the group’s new OB-GYN advisor.
CARE About Fibroids’ Jenny Rosenberg Promotes Uterine Fibroid Education, Awareness in July’s #FibroidsChat
Last Wednesday, CARE About Fibroids’ Executive Director Jenny Rosenberg participated in a monthly twitter chat (#FibroidsChat) with Lakewell Health and Wellbeing, a leading foundation in the United Kingdom working to improve the health and wellbeing of the black community in their country. During the chat, Rosenberg fielded a series of questions from Lakewell Health’s Abi Begho about the work CARE About Fibroids is doing to promote uterine fibroid awareness and education.
Dr. Jenna Benyounes, Nurse Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Joins CARE About Fibroids as New Women’s Health Advisor
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July 10, 2018
Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids (careaboutfibroids.org), a recently-established nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, announced today that Dr. Jenna Benyounes, a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), has become the group’s new women’s health advisor.
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Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids (careaboutfibroids.org), a nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, today announced that renowned women’s health expert Nancy C. Lee, M.D. will serve as the group’s Senior Policy Advisor. With the addition of Dr. Lee, CARE About Fibroids is elevating its stature as an emerging force in the mobilization of women’s health advocacy organizations to build greater awareness of uterine fibroids, as well as a sense of urgency around the need for improved diagnosis, expanded and better treatment options, and enhanced patient access to appropriate care.
CARE About Fibroids Launches Website, Social Media Campaign to Promote Education, Awareness of Uterine Fibroids
Washington, DC — CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids, a recently-formed nonprofit women’s health organization dedicated to increasing awareness of uterine fibroids, today unveiled a patient-centered online resource to help educate and inform patients about uterine fibroids. The website, www.CAREaboutFibroids.org, serves as a one-stop shop for the “411” on uterine fibroids, as well as a compilation of resources and published studies on fibroids.
The website builds on CARE About Fibroids’ mission to elevate the conversation surrounding uterine fibroids, an under-recognized condition that can seriously impact the health and fertility of millions of American women each year. CARE About Fibroids’ carefully-curated and scientifically-reviewed online resource is accessible to anyone interested in learning more about fibroids.
New Women’s Health Care Organization Launches with Message: “It’s Time for America to CARE About Fibroids”
Washington, DC -- Former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official and Capitol Hill veteran Jenny Rosenberg today announced the formation of CARE (Community, Action, Research, and Education) About Fibroids, an innovative women’s nonprofit health organization dedicated to elevating the conversation around uterine fibroids for all U.S. women.
Fibroids are a condition affecting between 70 to 80 percent of women by the time they are age 50. CARE About Fibroids will serve as the catalyst for increased awareness and advocacy of uterine fibroids, giving voice to the estimated 30 percent of women of reproductive age who face its symptoms - from extreme pain and heavy menstrual bleeding to urinary and bowel dysfunction, sexual problems, pregnancy complications and infertility.