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Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH
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Paula Johnson is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, executive director of Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, and chief of the Women’s Health Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A cardiologist, Johnson’s most recent work focuses on healthcare reform’s impact on women. She served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Preventive Services for Women, which led to preventive services coverage for women under the Affordable Care Act. Her extensive board service includes chairing the Boston Public Health Commission. The National Library of Medicine recognized her as a woman leader in medicine.

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Consumer Beware in Biomedical Research and Women's Health

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 4:16 PM

U.S. Health care is undergoing a transformation with a magnitude that may only be realized with the advantage of history. Our health care investment has skyrocketed at the same time our system is rapidly evolving to extend care and to meet the shifting needs of our population. Lost amidst this...

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A Checklist for Women's History Month

(1) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 12:45 PM

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the struggles and achievements of American women who have reshaped our nation's history and advanced the cause of equal rights for all people. One of the more recent historic accomplishments for women was the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....

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A New Year's Resolution for our Nation's Leaders: Prioritize Women's Health

(3) Comments | Posted January 3, 2013 | 1:30 PM

The new year is upon us and new year's resolutions abound. But what of our nation's leaders? What will they pledge to change in 2013? How about a new year's resolution to listen to the voters and pledge to focus on women's health in its totality? In the New Year...

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