Mary Lou helped find the world’s first research registry for endometriosis and has been responsible for major breakthroughs in endometriosis research.
In the show today…
- Mary Lou shared a bit of her story with endometriosis and what inspired her to start the Endometriosis Association;
- She shared her experience with the evolution of endometriosis awareness, and the issues that can come up with that;
- She spoke about the latest endometriosis research;
- And the role of environmental factors.
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Mary Lou Ballweg is the president and executive director of the Endometriosis Association, an organization she helped to start in 1980.
Mary Lou has published multiple books, educational resources, and an extensive body of literature on endometriosis. She helped found the world’s first research registry for endometriosis and is responsible for a major breakthroughs that received attention in leading scientific journals, prompting numerous additional research studies.
Additionally, Mary Lou was instrumental in establishing a research program for endometriosis at Dartmouth Medical School and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.