Women's Wellness: Awareness, Advocacy & Action
Thanks to all who helped make our 23rd Annual Induction Ceremony a success!
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Award-winning athlete, Olympic Gold Medalist, successful television analyst, author, and advocate for breast cancer awareness and research
One of broadcasting’s most respected journalists and longtime advocate for children’s health, education and mental health
Dr. Joyce Yerwood
First African American woman physician in Fairfield County, founder of the Yerwood Center and pioneer in drug treatment programs
2016 Women's Wellness Honorees
Nancy M. Cappello, Ph.D.
Director & Founder, Are You Dense, Inc. & Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc.
Tireless breast health advocate raising awareness of dense breast tissue and securing legislation and funding for expanded mammography
Lisa Chedekel & Lynne DeLucia
Co-Founders & Senior Editors, Connecticut Health I-Team
Award-winning investigative reporters focusing on in-depth coverage of women's health issues
Manon M.J. Cox, Ph.D., MBA
President & CEO, Protein Sciences Corporation
Internationally recognized expert in innovative vaccines to treat influenza and other illnesses
Maria Ellis, M.D.
Physician & Ob/Gyn, Woodland Women's Health Associates, Women's Health Connecticut
Dedicated women's health innovator, educator, and mentor celebrated among Connecticut's top Ob/Gyns
Sally G. Haskell, M.D.
Deputy Chief Consultant for Clinical Operations & Director of Comprehensive Women's Health in Women's Health Services, Veterans Health Administration; Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine
National leader in healthcare for female veterans, focusing on gender-specific outcomes after combat exposure
Karen M. Jarmoc
Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Influential policymaker and statewide advocate for victims of domestic violence
Margo Maine, Ph.D.
Founder, Maine and Weinstein Specialty Group, LLC
Award-winning author and internationally recognized expert in the treatment and prevention of eating disorders
Linda Richetelli-Pepe, MBA, CHC
Senior Director, Healthcare Economics: Payer/Employer Solutions, Medtronic
Innovative leader in delivering aligned value-based healthcare solutions and internationally recognized advocate for ergonomic medical devices and business acumen for female surgeons
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.
Director, University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
Award-winning researcher and advocate for improved food and nutrition policy focusing on factors that shape children's eating attitudes and behaviors
Virginia Stuermer, M.D.
Retired Ob/Gyn and Clinical Associate, Yale School of Medicine
Pioneer in providing reproductive services for women and among first practicing female Ob/Gyn in New Haven
2016 Founding President's Award Recipient
2016 Special Recognition Award Recipient
(as of 10/18/16)
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The Ethel Walker School
The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company
Hoffman Audi of East Hartford & New London
Murtha Cullina LLP
People's United Bank
Southern Connecticut State University
Women's Health Connecticut
Yale New Haven Health
Connecticut State Medical Society