Meet the authors
Anca Griffiths is the co-founder and CEO of OM, a precision medicine company where the best minds in healthcare come together to offer support and preventative therapeutic strategies to corporates and individuals.
An ex-luxury industry executive, OM was born out of Anca's own personal experiences after attempting to navigate the health market on three separate continents, which showed her the immense opportunity for credible and engaging precision medicine health support.
After working with the best and most brilliant minds in health from across the world, Anca was shocked to discover the extent to which women are the biggest victims in the current medical system. Working with thousands of women from across the world, Anca discovered firsthand the detrimental impact the rhetoric about the female bodies has had on our ability to meaningfully support our own health. She joined forces with Dr. Jenkins and Dr. McGregor, world-renowned sex and gender health experts who have dedicated their medical careers to championing women from inside the system. Together, they are working to ensure that women are empowered with the right information at every point of their health journey.
Dr. Marjorie “MJ” Jenkins a well-known expert in women’s health and sex and gender medicine, Dr. Jenkins has served in a variety of national roles such as Program Chair of the 2015 and 2018 National Sex and Gender Health Professional Education Summits and Co-chair of the Reproduction Work Group for NASA’s Sex and Gender Decadal Review. She is a past member of the USMLE Women’s Health National Board of Medical Examiners Writing Group and has served as an expert for HRSA and NIH.
In 2007 she founded and served as executive director for the Texas Tech University Laura W. Bush Institute (LWBI), a research and education institute focusing on sex and gender women’s health which now spans across six campuses. By invitation, Dr. Jenkins spent four years at the US Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health as Director of Research and Scientific Programs. One could say Dr Jenkins “wrote the book” on sex and gender in medical care through her role as co-developer and lead editor for the 2020 textbook, How Sex and Gender Impact Clinical Practice.
Throughout her career as a clinician, researcher, and educator, she has partnered with thousands of women to navigate their path to wellness. Dr. Jenkins has spoken for over two hundred consumer and scientific audiences across the world. A top career and life goal has been to educate and empower health professionals and patients in refusing a “one size fits all” approach within the medical and wellness industries.
Without access to captivating and accurate information, women can struggle to know who to trust with their health, and they suffer as a result. Dr. Jenkins believes it’s time to change that.
Dr. Alyson J. McGregor is an is an internationally-recognized expert on sex and gender medicine and health disparities between men and women, and the author of Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women's Health and What We Can Do About It.
Her Ted talk, “Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women” has over 1.8 million views.
Dr. McGregor has dedicated her life and career to changing the male-centric medical system from within to better study and support women’s unique biology. However, educating medical professionals is only half the battle; the other half is educating the women whose lives are being impacted by that system.