Dr. Rebecca Thurston Named 2019–2020 President, North American Menopause Society

Congratulations to Rebecca Thurston, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, Clinical and Translational Science, Epidemiology and Psychology, who has been named 2019–2020 President, North American Menopause Society. 

“It is a privilege to lead this fantastic organization devoted to the study and care of midlife women,” said Dr. Thurston.

Dr. Thurston is an expert in the field of mid- and late-life women’s mental and cardiovascular health. Her research has transformed our understanding of numerous behavioral health issues underlying women’s cardiovascular health, including, notably, the link between hot flashes and cardiovascular disease and the relationship of psychosocial issues such as depression, anxiety and poverty to cardiovascular disease.