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Women Were Left Out of Clinical Trials Until the ‘90s—This Is How It’s Impacted Our Health

Up until 1993, women were excluded from clinical research and trials—a fact that has had a serious, continual impact on women’s health today. Things have improved over the last several decades, but the medical community still has a lot of catching up to do in terms of gender equality in research.

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About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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