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Susan Wood

Susan Wood, PhD, is a Research Professor at George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services. Dr. Wood served as Assistant Commissioner for Women’s Health and Director of the Office of Women’s Health at the FDA (2000 – 2005); Director of the Division of Policy and Program Development at the Office of Women’s Health, U.S Department of Health & Human Services (1995 – 2000); and as Deputy Director/Science Advisor for the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues (1990 – 1995). She also carried out basic research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1989-1990).  She has a background in biology and specializes in women’s health policy issues.

Selected Articles
Wood SF. When Politics Defeats Science. Washington Post (op-ed). March 1, 2006.

Wood SF. Women’s Health and the FDA. New England Journal of Medicine. 2005; 353 (16): 1650-1.

Wood SF. Office of Women’s Health, Food and Drug Administration: Future Directions for Women’s Health. Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association. 2001; 56 (4): 197-8.