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Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Women’s Health Board

Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS, Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, and Director, Women's Health Services Research Unit at the University of Pittsburgh, practices both inpatient and outpatient Internal Medicine with University of Pittsburgh Physicians. Dr. Schwarz's research focuses on improving birth outcomes and women's health. In particular, she is interested in the provision of contraception and preconception counseling to women who are at risk for adverse birth outcomes because of chronic medical conditions, use of medications that can cause birth defects, or limited access to healthcare. She is also interested in the effects of lactation on maternal health. Dr. Schwarz began writing for NEJM Journal Watch Women's Health in 2011.

Disclosures

Grant / Research support

AHRQ; American Diabetes Association; Department of Health and Human Services–Office of Population Affairs; FDA; Kellogg Foundation; NICHD; Society of Family Planning; VA; Women Veterans Health

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