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Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik

Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik

Dr. Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik is a sociologist researcher, licensed marriage & family therapist, and licensed certified social worker, Klawsnik & Klawsnik Associates, Canton, Mass. … More
Nushin Rashidian

Nushin Rashidian

Nushin Rashidian is an award-winning Iranian-American journalist. A Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism alum, she focuses her reporting on drug policy, aging … More

Nancy Redd

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New York Times bestselling author of BODY DRAMA and DIET DRAMA. Harvard women's studies graduate. On a worldwide speaking tour designed to help … More
Jess Retrum

Jessica H. Retrum

Jessica Retrum is an assistant professor in the department of social work at MSU Denver. She has eight years of clinical experience in … More

Marcie Richardson, MD

By Kiki |
Marcie Richardson is an obstetrician-gynecologist who believes the only way that women can really be empowered is to understand and take charge of … More
Gary A Richwald

Gary A. Richwald, MD, MPH

Gary A. Richwald is a communicable and infectious disease expert with training in internal medicine, preventive medicine, epidemiology and women's/reproductive health. A graduate … More
Karin Ringheim

Karin Ringheim, PhD, MPH

Karin Ringheim spent 25 years as a social scientist with international organizations including the World Health Organization, the U.S. Agency for International Development, … More
Judith P Rooks

Judith P. Rooks, CNM, MPH, MS

Judith Rooks is a nurse-midwife, past-president of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, epidemiologist with many years' service at the U.S. Centers for Disease … More
Alice Rothchild

Alice Rothchild, MD

Alice Rothchild is a Boston ob-gyn who has been active in the women's movement since the early 1970s, when she worked on the … More
Carol Roye

Carol Roye

Carol Roye is the author of "A Woman's Right to Know," a culmination of decades of experience and research into the history and … More