Wednesday January 17th 2018

Women Matter

At Hadassah’s recent National Convention, I had the honor of moderating a panel about gender equity in medicine, including the disparity of sex based research. Hadassah connects Jewish women and empowers them to effect change through advocacy and advancing health and well-being, and is a dedicated supporter of Israel. I grew up with these values since my mother was the first female President of a state chapter (New Jersey) of the Zionist Organization of America. My mom headed many organizations in New Jersey, including the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the New Jersey State Ballet. She also was given credit for winning the crucial state of New Jersey for JFK. Nothing could stop my mom, but she was no match for Alzheimer’s. No one is. I watched helplessly as my mother disappeared into the …

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