FemTech Focus Podcast

With Dr. Brittany Barreto

The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a meaningfully provocative conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – on air to talk about the innovative technology, services, and products (collectively known as femtech) that are improving women’s health and wellness. The podcast gives our host, Dr. Brittany Barreto, and guests an engaging, friendly environment to learn about the past, present, and future of women’s health and wellness.

Jan 24, 2021

A reminder to take your birth control, with Aavia and their smart pill case - Episode 84

Aagya Mathur is the Co-Founder & CEO of Aavia, a smart pill case and app that learns and improves pill-taking habits. The Aavia smart pill case knows when a user takes their pill and sends reminders to your app if it hasn't been taken your pill and will keep sending reminders until it's actually taken. The app automatically records what time a user takes the pill so they can visualize how they are managing their birth control pills over time. They are also regularly rolling out new features that allow users to gain personalized insights about their hormonal cycle over time with use. Aagya earned her Bachelor's in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia and her MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been honored Forbes 53 women-led startups disrupting health tech, Top 100 Women in FemTech and HealthTech, MedTech Boston 40 under 40 Healthcare Innovators, and BostInno's 50 on Fire. We discussed, what it means to "build in public", the Aavia smart pill case and the consequences of irregular intake of birth control. Check out the Aavia at www.aavia.io Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 20, 2021

Pro-sex, pro-porn, pro-knowing the difference with MakeLoveNotPorn- Episode 83

Cindy Gallop is the Founder & CEO of Make Love Not Porn, the world's 1st user-generated, human-curated social sex video sharing platform. Cindy has a significant reputation as a highly compelling and inspirational speaker at events and conferences all around the world. Cindy’s 30 years of experience in brand building, marketing and entrepreneurialism, combined with a razor-sharp analytical mind, wide-ranging business experience, future-forward approach to technology, a compellingly charismatic presence and a uniquely inspirational approach, equip her perfectly to address the theme of leadership and inventing the future across a range of business sectors. She earned her Master of Arts from University of Oxford and currently serves as an advisor for Awkward Essentials. We discussed MakeLoveNotPorn, the psychology of porn and starting a Sextech company. Check out the MakeNotLovePorn at makelovenotporn.tv Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 18, 2021

Brilliantly and the Thermodynamics of Reconstructed Breasts - Episode 82

Kristen Carbone is the Founder of Brilliantly, a company improving the lives to women that have been impacted by breast cancer. Brilliantly recently launched Brilliantly Warm, their first wearable designed for women who have had implant reconstruction after a mastectomy and feel constantly cold. Prior to Brilliantly, Kristen spent ten years working in the curatorial departments of museums throughout New York and New England, founded an artists' advocacy business and acted as the project manager for two business consulting companies. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Art History from Skidmore College. We discussed breast implants, preventative mastectomies & breast reconstruction, fundraising during COVID-19. Check out the Brilliantly at brilliantly.co Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 13, 2021

Rising above PTSD with Evren Technologies - Episode 81

Blythe Karow is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Evren Technologies. They are working to advance the treatment of PTSD and other related issues through discreet, wearable products that fit into the user's daily life. They developed Phoenix, an earbud device that will be used to reduce symptoms of long-term PTSD, speed recovery from traumatic events, and improve quality of life by delivering tVNS therapy that responds to your own body’s signals. Blythe has over 20 years of experience in medical device strategy, product development, product launch, and marketing. Her prior experience includes work both as a consultant and with medical device companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 100s, including Medtronic, J&J, and Boston Scientific. She holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. We discussed neural modulation, neurostimulation, PTSD and treatments for trauma. Check out the Evren Technologies at www.evrenvns.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 11, 2021

Microgenesis is using microbiota to help women get pregnant - Episode 80

Dr. Gabriela Gutiérrez is the founder, CEO & CSO of Microgenesis, a biotech company helping women discover the causes behind their fertility problems and recover to their full potential in order to get pregnant. Dr. Gutiérrez is a scientific researcher and molecular biologist by training and spent 15 years working on complex fertility cases globally with a main focus on Latin America and Spain. She holds a PhD in medicine from the University of Buenos Aires. We discussed the impact of microbiota on fertility, the importance of the microbiome, intestinal health and mRNAs. Check out the Microgenesis at www.microgenesis.net/en/ Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 06, 2021

Preventing bladder leaks before they happen with Privy- Episode 79

Evi Heilbrunn is the CEO of Privy, the first, women-led, feminine care company developing innovative and clinically proven solutions for women’s health issues ranging from bladder leaks to UTIs and yeast infections. The company was founded to bring to market the Finess softpatch, the first FDA-cleared, over-the-counter product that prevents light to moderate bladder leaks before they happen. Evi is a digital health leader and investor in FemTech. She has a proven track record of scaling early-stage products and audiences whether for health consumers or providers. She has worked for some of the largest digital health companies & brands in the world. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. We discussed causes of bladder leaks, preventing bladder leakage & women having options for incontinence products. Check out the Privy at www.privywoman.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 04, 2021

How "FemTech" came about, with Clue - Episode 78

Ida Tin is the co-founder and CEO of Clue, a mobile app that enables women and people with menstrual cycles to make good choices for themselves and live full lives not in spite of their biology but in tune with it. The app’s mission is to help people all around the world benefit from insights into female health. Ida is credited with coining the term "femtech". She was a speaker at prestigious conferences such as TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, LeWeb in Paris, Slush in Finland and many more. We discussed the need for "FemTech", how the term came about and her journey of building Clue. Check out the Clue at www.helloclue.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Jan 01, 2021

FemTech 2020 Year in Review - BONUS #9

Since starting the podcast in early 2020, the listenership and FemTech Focus community has grown so much since then. In this episode, Dr. Brittany Barreto discusses the year in review from our successes to new discoveries. Check out FemTech Focus at www.femtechfocus.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 30, 2020

Cindy Gu, FemTech founder turned feminine energy coach - Episode 76

Cindy Gu is a feminine energy coach with a mission to elevate femininity as a source of power by helping high-impact women in tech create 5D success with inner alignment, abundance, and freedom, without compromising lifestyle goals to thrive in work and life. She was the previous founder of VITALI Wear, a bra startup founded with the mission to bring daily improvement to people's lives and make personalized health fashionable which has appeared on Mashable, VentureBeat, Engadget, Cosmopolitan and Conan O'brien's Show. Cindy earned herBachelor of Engineering from The University of British Columbia. We discussed feminine energy, founder burnout and what femininity looks like. You can download Cindy's free guide to raise feminine energy under 10 minutes here: https://mailchi.mp/3ff4d12559ed/quick-guide Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 28, 2020

Egg donation matchmaking with Tulip Fertility & Donor Concierge - Episode 75

Gail Anderson is a Harvard-trained counselor with over 20 years of experience helping intended parents, and one of the fertility industry’s leading innovators and creative thinkers. After doing postgraduate research at Yale, she started two egg donor agencies, became the executive director of one of the top surrogacy programs in the United States, and founded Donor Concierge. Gail is a past Executive Director of the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation & Surrogacy. Tulip Fertility is a do-it-yourself online search platform helps intended parents navigate the challenging process of finding an egg donor through their proprietary database of almost 20,000 egg donors (nearly 90% of all U.S. donors). We discussed the ethics and process of egg donations & surrogacy. Check out the Tulip Fertility at www.tulipfertility.com and Donor Concierge at www.donorconcierge.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 23, 2020

Trans Womxn's Health - Episode 74

Claire Rosario is the User Experience & IT Infrastructure consultant at Hyivy Health, a rehabilitation company developing products to improve pelvic health for womxn and vaginas everywhere. She has worked in IT infrastructure for over a decade with clients and employers in various fields, including the financial, fashion, and non-profit sectors. A self-proclaimed “vagina hacker,” Claire contributes her expertise in engineering, network security, data compliance, and quality assurance to the advancement of vaginal health. She enjoys prototyping new hardware designs using her 3D printers and electronics. Claire brings a unique perspective to the challenges surrounding vaginal healthcare, being both a transgender woman of color and a patient who has gone through sexual reassignment surgery. In this episode we discuss gender reassignment surgery, the similarities between trans & cis women’s health, vaginal dryness and painful sex. More about Claire's at www.rosario.one and HyIvy at www.hyivy.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 21, 2020

Hera Diagnostics is eradicating cervical cancer in developing communities- Episode 73

Teo Tijerina is the CEO of Hera Medical Devices, a cancer diagnostics startup currently focusing on bringing a cervical cancer screening tool to market. A bilingual Spanish/English executive with a career trajectory that spans organizational leadership, business development, marketing, corporate management, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, and innovation, he has been a Corporate Manager for Fortune 1000 companies and the Founder of for-profit and non-profit ventures. Teo has extensive experience in analysis, relationship building, creative problem solving, and leadership, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. Teo is passionate about innovation and delivering value to health technology markets, and holds citizenship in both the United States and Mexico. We discussed accuracy of pap smears, HPV vaccines, InstaPAP, accessibility of pap smears in developing communities and symptoms of cervical cancer. Check out the Hera Diagnostics at www.hera-diagnostics.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 16, 2020

Acessa Health, a Uterine Fibroids FemTech Exit - Episode 72

Kim Rodriguez was the President, CEO and Co-Founder of Acessa Health, Inc. who successfully sold to Hologic. Prior to Acessa Health, she served as president & CEO of Halt Medical. Prior to that, senior vice president of the Vascular Intervention business unit at Spectranetics, a publicly-traded cardiovascular company acquired by Royal Philips for $2.2B. Over the course of a 20+ year career in cardiology, radiology, vascular surgery, neurology and women’s health, Kim has been involved in the commercialization of dozens of innovative medtech technologies and M&A transactions. Kim received her Executive MBA at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and B.S. in Management from Pepperdine University. We discussed being a FemTech exit, uterine fibroids and hysterectomies. Check out the Acessa Health at www.acessaprocedure.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 14, 2020

Turn liquid gold to powdered gold with Milkify - Episode 71

Dr. Berkley Luck & Pedro Silva are the Co-Founders of Milkify, the 1st breast milk freeze-drying service available direct to consumers in the United States. Their powdered breast milk does not have any additives or chemicals and can be stored on the shelf for 2 years while retaining it's vital nutritional and probiotic properties. Their service empowers new moms to breast feed for the entire first year of an infant's life by providing a more convenient way to pump at work, store their milk, and take it on-the-go. Dr. Luck has a PhD in Molecular Biology from Baylor College and her Bachelor’s in Microbiology from the University of Texas - Austin. Pedro received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Rice University and prior to Milkify has a background in finance and investment banking. We discussed how the freeze-dried breastmilk process works, the barriers for breastfeeding-working moms, the microbiome in pre-term babies and milk banks. Check out Milkify at www.milkify.me Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 09, 2020

Bloomlife is empowering moms on their pregnancy journey with data - Episode 70

Eric Dy is the Co-Founder of Bloomlife, a remote prenatal care platform combining technology, data science, and medical expertise with the goal of improving the quality of care for women, providers, and health plans. Eric Is a biomedical engineer turned business development manager turned entrepreneur specializing in application of mobile and wearable technology for health and wellness. Bloomlife's goal is to provide evidence-based solutions combining connected devices with data analytics to increase access to care, provide personalized feedback to moms, and help doctors earlier predict and manage pregnancy complications. We discussed the need for prenatal care, pre-term births, reasons for unecessary C-sections and the need for updated research in maternal health. Check out Bloomlife at www.bloomlife.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 07, 2020

Check your head with HeadCheck Health- Episode 69

In this episode we interviewed both Kerry Costello and Rebecca Babcock. Kerry is the Co-Founder, COO & Product Owner of HeadCheck Health. She was a former athlete, with a wealth of expertise to her role, including extensive operations and multi-unit management for an international Fortune 500 company. She is also a University of British Columbia MBA graduate. Rebecca is a research reviewer for HeadCheck Health and graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand with a Master’s in Bioethics and Health Law. Her thesis examined the ethical and legal issues surrounding concussion management. HeadCheck Health aims to improve outcomes for athletes by preventing mismanaged head injuries. Their tools help all those involved in the identification, management, and care of a suspected concussion. In this episode, we discussed how concussions differently affect women, CTE, concussions in women's sports. Check out Jubel at www.headcheckhealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Dec 02, 2020

With Jubel Health, you're not alone on your fertility journey - Episode 68

Rachel Bond is the Founder and CEO of Jubel Health, a personal, virtual fertility guide that provides people looking to form a family with 24/7 access to personalized, unbiased, medically vetted information while keeping users connected to supportive resources like dedicated fertility coaches, community of peers and a panel of professional experts. Starting her career at Deloitte, Rachel’s spent over a decade working to transform healthcare through digital innovation that reimagines patient education. You may sign-up for their waitlist and get early access and specials with their upcoming release in iOS this year. We discussed personalized fertility coaching, the need for support in every woman's fertility journey and fertility planning. Check out Jubel at www.jubelhealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 30, 2020

Improving womxn's quality of life, one pelvic floor at a time with Hyivy Health - Episode 67

Rachel Bartholomew is the CEO and Founder of HyIvy Health, a pelvic rehabilitation company with products for women who have pelvic cancers and diseases to help improve sexual recovery after a devastating diagnosis, treatment or surgery. They are the first company to perform therapy while also tracking data in real time on pelvic health. She is a previous founder and has is worked in the entrepreneurship, tech and innovation space all 3 of which are areas she is extremely passionate about. Rachel earned her Bachelor's of Commerce from York University and Master’s in Entrepreneurship & Technology from University of Waterloo. We discussed Rachel's personal journey with cervical cancer, pelvic floor examinations, Hyivy's IoT vaginal wand, pelvic floor health issues and gender reassignment surgery. Check out Hyivy Health at www.hyivy.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 27, 2020

BOOBS 101 with Dr. Brittany Barreto & Dr. Julie Hakim

On this episode, FemTech Focus's co-founders, Dr. Brittany Barreto and Dr. Julie Hakim are back again with the BODY 101 series! This time they discuss the beautiful, milk-producing and tender breasts. This episode includes everything from breast anatomy to how to examine your breasts, nipple discharge and common breast issues. Tune in and let's be breast-ies! Check out FemTech Focus at femtechfocus.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 25, 2020

Solace Therapeutics's de-stressing solutions for Stress Urinary Incontinence- Episode 66

Bill Gruber is currently the President and CEO of Solace Therapeutics, an emerging women’s health company focused on a revolutionary non-surgical office based treatment for unexpected bladder leaks, the primary symptom of female Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Bill was the President and CEO of Interlace Medical. While at Interlace he raised over $28MM in venture capital for the development and launch of devices for the treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding caused by fibroids. The company was purchased by Hologic in 2011. Bill began his career in sales and marketing roles at Procter and Gamble before transitioning into the medical device sector. We discussed the types of urinary incontinence, what is the urethral sling, product design in FemTech and how to convince investors to care about women's health & wellness. Check out Solace Therapeutics at www.solacetx.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 23, 2020

Improving access to safe abortions around the world with Vitala Global - Episode 65

Dr. Roopan Gill is an obstetrician gynecologist with expertise in family planning and abortion care and also the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Vitala Global. Dr. Gill is a Women’s Health Advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Paris section and has worked as an emergency obstetrician gynecologist in Nigeria and Yemen and has supported projects in countries such as Malawi, Chad and Pakistan. Her research interests include human-centered design, innovative approaches to improving abortion access, sexual and reproductive health in humanitarian contexts and knowledge translation to improve health policy. She completed her training in Canada and holds a Masters in Public Health in Global Health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. We discussed reproductive health for adolescent girls, self-managed medication abortions and did some abortion myth-busting. Check out Vitala Global at vitalaglobal.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 18, 2020

Daré Bioscience is daring to be different - Episode 64

Sabrina Johnson is the founder, CEO and is a member of the Board of Directors of Daré Bioscience, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the advancement of innovative products for women’s health. Daré in Italian, it means“ To Give” while Dare in English, it“ To be Bold.” Sabrina has had an extensive career in healthcare industry and bringing products to market. She previously served as President of WomanCare Global Trading, Chief Financial Officer of Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Sabrina has a Masters of International Management degree with honors from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), a MSc in Biochemical Engineering from the University of London, University College London and a BSc in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University. We discussed the various products currently in Daré Bioscience's portfolio, bacterial vaginosis, female sexual arousal disorder andbarriers in bringing FemTech products to market. Check out Daré Bioscience at darebioscience.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 16, 2020

Smashing the taboo of menopause with Elektra Health - Episode 63

Jannine Versi is the COO & Co-Founder of Elektra Health. Elektra Health is on a mission to smash the menopause taboo by empowering women with world-class, evidence-based care, education and community. We’re building a movement to bring high-quality hormonal healthcare into the 21st century alongside some of the best investors in the space. Two million women enter menopause every year in the US. A majority face the transition unprepared, unsupported and under-cared for, just when they need it most. Prior to Elektra Health, she worked at Google, The White House National Economic Council, the U.S. Department of Commerce and Cityblock Health. Jannine earned her BA in International Relations & History from University of Pennsylvania and her MBA from Harvard Business School. In this episode we discussed integrative care with menopause, the history of hormone therapy and breathing techniques for hot flashes. Check out Elektra Health at elektrahealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 11, 2020

Making ovaries your muse with MUSE.CYCLES - Episode 62

Shara Raqs is the inventor and founder of MUSE.CYCLES. A guided experience to optimize one's hormone cycle for creative thinking, inspiration and pleasure. Prior to MUSE.CYCLES, Shara was a creative artist and former professional dancer. MUSE.CYCLES started as a personal experiment with everyday self-trackers which later turned into collaborations with other neuroscientists and a study with the Kriegsfield Neuroscience lab at Berkeley. In this episode we discussed how how fertility is linked to creativity, Shara's personal journey through self-tracking and filling the gap in research for women's brain health. Check out MUSE.CYCLES at discoveryourmuse.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 09, 2020

Evofem Biosciences and the first ever non-hormonal contraception - Episode 61

Saundra Pelletier is the CEO of Evofem Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative women's sexual and reproductive health products.  In September 2020, Saundra led the successful launch of Phexxi – the first and only FDA-approved non-hormonal, female-controlled, on-demand prescription contraceptive vaginal gel.  Saundra is also advancing the Company’s pipeline product, EVO100, into a Phase 3 clinical trial for prevention of urogenital chlamydia and gonorrhea in women.  During her tenure, Saundra has led multiple equity financing rounds, raising more than $425 million in capital.  Prior to joining Evofem, Saundra founded WCG, a global non-profit organization focused on creating access to reproductive health products in over 100 developing countries.  Saundra is a breast cancer survivor, single mother, published author, skilled moderator, and coveted keynote speaker.  She was recently named to Inc. Magazine’s 2020 Female Founders 100 List. We discussed Phexxi's launch and becoming a public company. Check out Evofem at evofem.com and Phexxi at phexxi.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 04, 2020

Fighting for equity in maternal health with Irth - Episode 60

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning journalist turned speaker and advocate focused on advocating for equity in maternal and infant health. For the past seven years, she has ran on-the-ground community-partnered projects in Birmingham, AL, New Orleans, LA, Detroit and Philadelphia, to name a few, to better understand the lived experiences of birth and breastfeeding in low-income communities of color. Kimberly was recently named one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” for 2018 by Women’s eNews for her media advocacy work. Her fifth book, The Big Let Down—How Medicine, Big Business and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding was published by St. Martin’s Press in January 2017. Kimberly has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Anderson Cooper, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Fox News and has been featured in various international and national media outlets, including The Guardian (U.K.), U.S. News & World Report, Essence, Black Enterprise, Pregnancy and in various online media properties. Kimberly is a graduate of New York University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. We discussed black maternal health, disparities in maternal health, dismantling biases for all women's health and the intersection of policy & health. Check out Irth at birthwithoutbias.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Nov 02, 2020

Health Decisions changing the game for women's health clinical studies - Episode 59

Dr. Andrea Lukes has an extensive career in women’s health ranging from being a board-certified OB/GYN to the Chief Medical Officer of Health Decisions. Dr. Lukes currently advises Health Decisions on the development and implementation of research protocols and communications to the FDA. Dr. Lukes has conducted and/or overseen more than 80 clinical trials of investigational women’s health products over the last ten years. Her articles have appeared in journals including the Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the International Journal of Women’s Health, Cancer and Current Medical Research & Opinion and Drug Safety just to name a few. She also founded the Carolina Women’s Research & Wellness Center, co-founded and served as the Director of Gynecology for the Women’s Hemostasis and Thrombosis Clinic at the Duke University Medical Center and founded and chaired the OB/GYN Alliance, an online network of 8,000 OB/GYN physicians in the United States. We discussed heavy menstrual bleeding, clinical trials and barriers to getting women medical device getting approved. Check out Health Decisions at healthdec.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Oct 28, 2020

Livestrong is fixing everyday cancer problems - Episode 58

Suzanne Strong is the Chief Strategic Solutions and Programs Officer at Livestrong, an organization that is helping cancer survivors and their loved ones improve their quality of lives. They believe in putting the survivor first, by creating tools and resources to help ease the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Suzanne is a graduate from Texas Christian University and started her career in the television industry, telling stories of the people and places which make Texas so unique. Over the years she started leading local non-profits in New York around the state like Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Children’s Miracle Network. In this episode we discussed cancers that greatly affect women, the lack of innovation for mammograms and quality of life for all cancer patients. Check out Livestrong at livestrong.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Oct 26, 2020

Why Twentyeight Health believes contraception should be free & accessible - Episode 57

Amy Fan is the Co-Founder, President & CPO of Twentyeight Health, a digital health platform on a mission to empower individuals with trusted information, affordable access and convenience for their reproductive and sexual health. They have partnered with Bedsider and the National Institute for Reproductive Health to donate 2% of their revenues to support their work to improve access to reproductive and sexual healthcare for underserved communities. Leading a DTC skincare & makeup startup, Amy was inspired by the focus on deeply understanding her customers by having a human-centric approach to healthcare and putting the patient first. Amy holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada and a MBA & Master of Public Health from University of California, Berkeley. In this episode we discussed digital health platforms for underserved communities, the U.S. healthcare system and contraceptive deserts. Check out Twentyeight Health at twentyeighthealth.com Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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Oct 21, 2020

Medicines360 is constructing healthcare for women everywhere - Episode 56

Dr. Jessica Grossman is the CEO of Medicines360, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit global women’s health pharmaceutical company with a mission to expand access to quality medicines for all women regardless of their socioeconomic status, insurance coverage or geographic location. Dr. Grossman is a seasoned industry executive and serial entrepreneur with a proven track record leading successful women’s health companies. Prior to joining Medicines360, she has founded Sense4Baby, Inc. and Gynesonics. Under her leadership, she invented and developed the first intrauterine ultrasound guided radio frequency ablation device for fibroid tumors. Dr. Grossman has performed research at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, one of the teaching hospitals of Harvard Medical School. In this episode we discuss increasing affordability and accessibility in women's health, equity in clinical studies and demystifying birth control. Check out Medicines360 at medicines360.org Rate, Review & Subscribe!

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