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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Date Medium Author Title
11/15/02 The Boston Globe Stephen Smith, Staff Reporter "Women found much more likely than men to lose their eyesight. US Task Force seeks reasons"
11/15/02 WBZ Radio, Boston Garo Hagopian, Interviewer Ilene K. Gipson, Ph.D., Interviewee
11/20/02 Chicago Tribune Stephen Smith, Boston Globe Reporter Task Force will study women and blindness”

12/10/02
12/11/02

Cox News Service
Palm Beach Post

Carolyn Susman, Staff Writer Blindness hits women disproportionately”
10/2003 National Women’s Health Report

Debra L. Gordon, Writer

Women and Eye Health at Midlife”
10/24/03 Ivanhoe Broadcast News Not known Eye check for women—smart move”
11/2003 Ocular Surgery News Nichole Nader Women around the world share high prevalence of blindness”
2003, Vol. 16, No. 48 Community Eye Health-An International Journal to Promote Eye Health Worldwide Victoria Frances Why do women carry the http://bernhardiner.de/index.php/canada-pharmacy greater burden of buy discount levitra online blindness, and what can be done?”
1/12/04

Women’s eNEWS
Women’s Radio

Kathleen Nelson, WeNews Correspondent Women go blind twice as often as men”
1/04 Optics and Photonics News Magazine Kim Douglas Scatterings: Most of the blind are women”
2/04 Eurotimes Daithi O’hAnluain

Researchers explore reasons for higher prevalence of blindness among women”

“Tackling gender disparity in Tanzania”

“Major social consequences to poor vision”
2/20/04 The Boston Globe Judy Forman, Freelance Columnist “Dry eyes can cause misery but no tears”
3/04 Optometry and Vision Science Not known “Task force formed to blindness in women”
4/04 International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Leader Letter Not known “Improving women’s eye health”

Spring/
Summer 04

Mom-in-the-Middle (website)

Christina Baglivi Tinglof To your health: Midlife eyes”
6/10/04 Society for Women’s Health Research Jennifer Wider, MD Blindness and vision problems hit women harder.”
Winter 2004 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Newsletter Kimberly O'Sullivan, Publications Coordinator “Special Announcement on the Women's Eye Health Task Force"
9/2004 Eye Contact: (Schepens Eye Research Institute's Employee Newsletter) Christine Bagley “Two-thirds of global population blind and weekly visually impaired are women”
2005

Editorial (Curr Opin Ophthalmolol 2005;16:231-232

Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD “The Women's Eye Health Task Force”
5/05/05 Radio Media Tour (various US radio stations) WEHTF Interviewee:   Debra A. Schaumberg, ScD, OD, MPH “Mother's Day Eye Care”
6/05 Editorial, Archivos De La Sociadad Espanola De Oftalmologia Ilene K Gipson, Ph.D. and Virginia M. Turner, DrPH “Are women more likely to be blind or visually impaired than men?”
2/06 National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR)/ Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Contributor Report Unknown (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) Report of 2/15/06 congressional briefing:   “Vision researchers update congressional staff about important advances in understanding and treating chronic dry eye”
4/06 National Women's Health Report Debra L. Gordon “Women and Healthy Vision”
6/06 Ladies Home Journal Gwen Kinkead "What's your eye-Q?"
10/06 Optometry and Vision Science Debra A. Schaumberg, Kelly K. Nichols "The global sex disparity in blindness and visual impairment"
2/07 National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR)/ Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Contributor Report Unknown (contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) Congressional briefing, 2/20/07: “Genes, Lifestyle and Vision Health.” Congressional staff were updated on the importance of understanding genetic factors in combination with lifestyle factors with regard to susceptibility to eye diseases. (Dr. Debra Schaumberg from WEH.org was the featured speaker.)
Jan/Feb 2007 Retina Today Unknown (contact Rachel Renshaw) Editor-in-Chief 484-581-1858 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. "Five Questions," and interview with Debra A. Schaumberg, ScD, OD, MPH from WEH.org.
4/07 Journal of Women's Health Jodi R. Godfrey, MS, RD Conversation with the Experts: “Toward Optimal Health: Janine A. Smith, M.D., Discusses Vision Impairment in Women”
11/07 Review of Optometry Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD "In the Eye of a Women”
5/08 Radio Media Tour (various radio stations) WEHTF Interviewees: Drs. Janine A. Smith, MD and Ilene K. Gipson, Ph.D. from WEH.org “Mother’s Day Eye Care Event”; co-sponsored with Lions Clubs International Foundation
10/09

World Sight Day
Congressional Briefing

Attended by WEH.org Exec. Comm. Chair, Ilene K. Gipson, Ph.D with representatives from 19 other vision advocacy organizations. World Sight Day 2009 Theme: “Gender and Eye Health”
6/10 World Talk Radio Interview of Ilene K. Gipson, Ph.D. Interviewer: Polly Featherston, Program Director, The Sharon Kline Hour “Dry Eye and Vision”
3/12 South African Journal of Natural Medicine
Cindy Nicolson “What is Dry Eye Syndrome?”
6/13 Eye Witness: The Newsletter of the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Dong Feng Chen, MD, PhD “Women's Eye Health.org”
6/14 Eye Witness: The Newsletter of the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Dong Feng Chen, MD, PhD "Women's Eye Health.org launches Newsletter"
6/14 E-Forum: The Newsletter of Mass. Eye and Ear Employees Dong Feng Chen, MD, PhD "Women's Eye Health.org launches Newsletter"

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