Janice Werbinski, MD

Janice Werbinski is a board-certified Gynecologist and Certified Menopause Practitioner who practiced Women’s Health and Gynecology for 40 years in Michigan, retiring from clinical practice in 2013. She is former Medical Director of Bronson Women’s Center, Borgess Women’s Health, and the YWCA Sexual Assault Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is Clinical Associate Professor Emerita at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine (WMed), where she continues to teach, and has written an iBook on Sex and Gender Medicine for students. She is Founding Secretary of the WMed AMWA Branch. She is currently President of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA). Her work with AMWA began in the early 1980’s, when she was a Resident Physician. She was chair of the AMWA Women’s Health Working Group for 5 years, then served on the Board of Directors for 6 years. She served as the Executive Director of the Sex and Gender Health Collaborative, designed to inform students and clinicians in sex and gender appropriate medicine. This organization evolved and is supported by AMWA through their Women’s Health Working Group. Dr. Werbinski has been instrumental in advocating for exciting changes in the medical world which are targeted to change the way that we deliver healthcare to women, taking into consideration the many ways in which women, their health, and their needs differ from men.