Past and ongoing studies are looking at the major causes of
morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women--work that has led
to major shifts in the way clinical care is approached for this
The multidisciplinary Division of Environmental Health Sciences
brings together students and faculty from across UB to integrate
perspectives from a wide range of research areas.
Jean Wactawski-Wende, PhD, principal investigator of UB’s
Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Center, discusses the
significance of the WHI, one of the longest and most comprehensive
studies ever done on postmenopausal women.