The female anatomy can be quite complicated, as our bodies are designed to withstand hormonal changes in order to face the great challenge of the reproductive and birth process. Therefore, we experience some very unique challenges and health complications as women. Girlfriend M.D. will help guide you through these health obstacles, and allow you to better understand these issues that us women may encounter. She will help you learn the intricacies of the female body in easy-to-understand terms, and will place you back in charge of your own body and health. This is a chance for you to learn about all those issues you were so curious to learn about, but were too afraid to ask. Girlfriend MD will show you that you are not alone, and that no subject should ever be too embarrassing or too difficult to talk about. After all, we are all girlfriends here.
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About Sanaz Majd, MD
Girlfriend MD is now hosted by Dr. Sanaz Majd, a board-certified Family Medicine physician who graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, and is now practicing in sunny Southern California. She sees everything from pediatrics to geriatrics, but her special interests are women's health and patient education. She also loves to teach, and has been doing so since her college days. She has earned several teaching awards as an organic chemistry teaching assistant while in college at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and had the privilege of training other science teaching assistants hired by the university. She also has served as a teaching assistant while in medical school, and has thoroughly enjoyed teaching residents as a faculty member later in her career. She currently makes regular medical writing contributions to various publications. She loves to travel the globe and learn about other languages and cultures. Music is her passion, and she listens to her dance tunes all day and all night -- even while in the office.
About Lissa Rankin, MD
Lissa Rankin refuses to be put in any one box, and in that simple fact, she attracts readers, patients, healers, collectors, and admirers around the world. Her message and her example are redefining what it means to be healthy, vibrant and alive as a woman in the Twenty-first Century.
As a practicing gynecologist, a nationally-represented professional artist, teacher, mother and author of the forthcoming book, What’s Up Down There? Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend (St. Martin’s Press, September 2010, with foreword by Dr. Christiane Northrup, author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom), Lissa Rankin started a simple blog in 2009 to document her personal quest to integrate all the fragmented facets of her being. For more on Lissa and her blog, see OwningPink.com.