Eleanor SchwarzCenter for Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA F1000 Associate Faculty Member (since 29 May 2008)
Eleanor Schwarz is an Associate Faculty Member who works with Faculty Member James Trussell to recommend the scientific literature in their field.Eleanor Schwarz also has responsibility for checking the contents of the following journals to ensure that the highest quality research relevant to their own interests within these publications is comprehensively and systematically evaluated for F1000:
- Journal of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
MS, University of California, Berkeley, 1997
MD, University of California, San Francisco, 1999
Dr Schwarz is a member of the Magee-Women's Research Institute, a member of the Society of Family Planning, and chair of the Society of General Internal Medicine's Taskforce on Women's Health.
Dr Schwarz's research focuses on improving birth outcomes and women's health. In particular, Dr Schwarz is interested in the provision of contraception and preconception counseling to women who are at risk of adverse birth outcomes due to chronic medical conditions, use of medications that can cause birth defects, or limited access to health care. In addition, she is interested in the effects of lactation on women's health. Recently, her translational research has focused on the use of information technology to improve provision of preconception counseling.
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