The Center for Global Women’s Health (CGWH) is an interdisciplinary collection of faculty and students who collaborate on women’s health scholarship, education, and clinical practice relevant to global issues.
Research & Practice
Faculty practice and research using a health equity framework with a focus on social justice. Center members with scholarly and nursing practice interests aligned with the Center’s mission and goals serve as core faculty.
Faculty programs of research reside in three domains: Safety from Violence and Harm; Equity, Empowerment, and Advocacy; and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Faculty work to promote the health and well-being of women and girls, recognizing that as the health of women goes, so goes the health of the world.
The Order of the Bell Award from Mountains of Hope (MOH), West Virginia’s statewide cancer coalition, is bestowed upon an individual who is ‘breaking barriers.’
Penn Nursing students led by Dr. Wendy Grube explore healthcare practices in the east that can be used to build on their professional practice in the west.
Penn Nursing’s Mamie Guidera, MSN, CNM, FACNM, checks in after week one in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala. She is part of a faculty-student team who will spend two-weeks providing clinical care and health education in the local community.