Awardees & Updates – 2007

2007 Ruth Grau Zises Women’s Health Fellowship Award

Roslyn Whitley is a Princeton University graduate and current graduate student at Harvard University. Roslyn worked on a research project analyzing treatments’ effects on a neuroendocrine abnormality of the pituitary gland that disproportionately affects women (80% of sufferers are women). This condition is a cause of infertility, osteoporosis, and visual impairment in women. The results of this study were selected for the honor of oral presentation at a national endochrine medical conference in 2008.