Patient advocacy--United States
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Correspondence, letters from readers, press releases, photographs, and writings of Barbara Seaman, feminist, women's health activist, and author.
Overview: Additional records of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, a non-profit women's health education, advocacy and consulting organization, including administrative records; founder's files; engagements and project files; material relating to the publication, revision, and adaptation of several versions of Our Bodies, Ourselves; memorabilia; audiovisual material; and electronic records.
Overview: Collection consists primarily of recordings of the American Society for Prophylaxis in Obstetrics (ASPO)/Lamaze annual conference sessions and a few educational and instructional recordings.
Overview: Collection includes radio and conference appearances by Collective members, a benefit, board meeting proceedings, and a variety of materials on topics relating to women's health, etc.
Overview: Collection includes correspondence, speeches, drafts, course outlines, conference proceedings, notebooks, reviews, clippings, photographs, audiotapes, and videotapes of Barbara Ehrenreich, author and journalist.
Overview: Papers of Kay Dickersin, professor of epidemiology, advocate for breast cancer survivors and increased funding for breast cancer research; also includes the papers of fellow activists Patricia Barr, Annette Drummond, and Mary Jo Kahn.
Overview: Collection includes administrative records and the web site for Lamaze International, an organization that educates women and men about pregnancy, the birth process, and teaches psychological practices and physical techniques to help women overcome pain in labor.
Overview: Contracts and proposals; correspondence; minutes; presentation files; project and research files; reports and publications; air and water test sample results; work plans and budgets; photographic and audiovisual material; etc.; of Silent Spring Institute's work on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study, the Newton Breast Cancer Study, and Long Island, New York Breast Cancer Study.
Overview: Records of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, a non-profit women's health education, advocacy and consulting organization that grew out of a small discussion group in 1969, and first became known for their pioneering handbook, Our Bodies, Ourselves.