Phyllis Greenburger, M.S.W

Phyllis Greenburger, M.S.W

March 7, 2014 -- usalzheimeradmin
President and CEO
The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)
Washington, DC

Phyllis E. Greenberger is the first and only President and CEO of SWHR since its founding in 1990. A national non-profit organization based in Washington DC, SWHR’s mission is to improve the health of all women through advocacy, education and research. Through her leadership, dedication and promotion of women’s health, sex differences is now widely known and recognized as a critical factor in women’s health. A well- respected women’s health advocate, Greenberger has earned widespread recognition, received numerous awards (including the “Award for Research Excellence” from the National Association for Women’s Health, “Journal of Women’s Health & Gender-Based Medicine’s Achievement Award,” and “Champion of Women’s Health” from Ladies’ Home Journal), and was named one of the 20 most influential women in medicine today. Greenberger, with Dr. Jennifer Wider, is the editor of the book The Savvy Woman Patient: How and Why Your Sex Impacts Your Health (Capitol Books, 2006). The Society for Women’s Health Research has been researching sex differences in Alzheimer’s disease since 2010, bringing attention to these critical differences through their efforts.