Nancy Fugate Woods

Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN, has led a sustained program of research in the field of women’s health. Her collaborative, interdisciplinary research has resulted in an improved understanding of women’s experiences of menstrual cycle symptoms as well as the menopausal transition, including endocrine, social, personal and genetic factors influencing symptoms and women’s approaches to symptom management.

Her recent research has focused on women’s experiences of symptom clusters, and the genetic and endocrine biomarkers and stressors and social resources associated with these as well as women’s reports of and their heuristics related to their symptom clusters.