Jenna Benyounes, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC
Dr. Benyounes is a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), and a faculty member of Georgetown University where she is a professor in their Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner programs.
Along with her clinical practice, Dr. Benyounes is extremely engaged in the women’s health community. Dr. Benyounes has an active faculty appointment at Georgetown University, where she is a professor in their Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner programs. She has also held positions in policy and in organizations aimed at serving women in a larger context, such as being Treasurer of the DC Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives on their Annual Conference Planning Committee, and serving on the Board of the Nursing Students for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSSRH). Currently, Dr. Benyounes’ advocacy work includes acting as the co-founder of the organization DNPs (Doctor of Nursing Practitioners) of Color.
Dr. Benyounes holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice and a Master of Science degree from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Central Florida. While obtaining those degrees, she served as President of the Student Nurses Association and as a Board Member of the Florida Student Nurses Association.
Mary Dolan, MD, MPH, NCMP
Dr. Dolan is a leading obstetrician-gynecologist at the Emory School of Medicine with over 25 years of experience. Her mission as a physician and professor is focused on improving care for women and pursuing advancements in innovation for women’s health. Dr. Dolan’s expertise and leadership in obstetrics and gynecology will help CARE about Fibroids to better fulfill its mission — to build greater awareness of uterine fibroids and create a sense of urgency around the need for improved diagnosis, expanded and better treatment options, and enhanced patient access to care.
Dr. Dolan received her medical degree and masters of public health from the Emory University School of Medicine, completed her OBGYN residency and internship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed an epidemiology fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). Dr. Dolan is also a Nationally Certified Menopause Practitioner. She has been board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1994 and specializes in general gynecology and the care of midlife and menopausal women.
Prior to medical school, Dr. Dolan graduated from Duke University where she earned a BSN in Nursing. Dr. Dolan has served as an executive board member of the Society for Academic Specialists in General Gynecology and Obstetrics (SASGOG) and on a domestic violence and chronic disease advisory panel for the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR).
Nancy Lee, MD
Dr. Nancy Lee brings seasoned expertise in the field of women’s health and prevention control. Dr. Lee served as the Director of the Office on Women’s Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where she was committed to addressing issues like violence against women. This work included supporting federal campaigns and initiatives such as It’s On Us and NotAlone.gov. In addition to these initiatives, Dr. Lee also significantly contributed to College Sexual Assault Policy and Prevention Initiative, a program designed to help put an end to campus sexual assault.
Prior to leading the Office of Women’s Health, Dr. Lee worked with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more than 22 years as a physician and epidemiologist. Her role, in this position, included research dedicated to learning more about the health issues women face.
Dr. Lee has published more than 95 articles in well-respected medical journals, with her research having been focused on cancer prevention and control—specifically early cancer screening for cancers of the reproductive system, safe contraception, and HIV infection in American women.