The Division of Women’s Health Equity is a part of the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
It works towards the reduction of women’s health disparities, especially those in underserved settings both locally and globally, through equity driven training, research, policy and service.
Research & QI
Based in an academic medical center, our Division is committed to interdisciplinary research and we collaborate regularly with institutional partners including the Department of Family and Community Medicine and our School of Public Health.
We are committed to promoting health education in our community. As part of our outreach, we host community events and post health information on social media.
We are fortunate to have strong collaborative relationships with partners in our community.
Reducing Perinatal Health Disparities by Placing Equity at the Heart of Performance Improvement
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In the News
“Help Save Haitian Women And Babies In NYC”
The Haitian Times
Birthing while black: Maternal mortality racial divide
W.K. Kellogg Foundation