Women’s Health


Gynecology Chief Named at NY-Presbyterian/CUMC

Dr. Arnold P. Advincula has been named vice chair of women’s health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at CUMC and chief of gynecology at the Sloane Hospital for Women at NYP.

Does It Take a Village to Breastfeed a Child?

Laura Zeidenstein, director of the Nurse Midwifery Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University School of Nursing, says women need social support to breastfeed successfully.

Looking for the Telltale Gene

Columbia Magazine reports on an NIH-funded study, led by Dr. Ronald Wapner, where thousands of women were provided microarray, a powerful genetic test, for prenatal testing.