Dr. Heward shares how women can get the best, most up-to-date hormonal care.
This is advice in general about medical care and these days, specifically important when it comes to women and hormone replacement therapy, and that is read, read, read. I mean, we have come through a period and I believe it's time for us to grow past this period where as individual patients we abdicate responsibility for our own health to the physician that we’re going to see.
Nowadays we have resources available to us on the internet and elsewhere that enable us to get as much information as we need to make the right decisions ourselves, and we need to look at our physicians as resources, not gods that are going to answer these questions for us definitively.
About Dr. Heward, Ph.D.:
Dr. Christopher B. Heward is past-President of Kronos Science Laboratory. His primary responsibility was providing scientific and technical leadership for all laboratory activities. He oversaw the development and implementation of the clinical laboratory testing program; assisted in designing and refining both internally and externally sponsored clinical studies; directed and coordinated diagnostic product research and development; administered laboratory and patient databases; was principal investigator for the Kronos Longitudinal Aging Study (KLAS); and communicated Kronos’ discoveries and advances to lay and scientific audiences via presentations and publications. Dr. Heward’s research interests included healthy aging, endocrinology, oxidative stress, Alzheimer’s disease, prion disease (TSE) and menopause. Dr. Heward attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Arts degrees from both the Department of Psychology and the Department of Chemistry, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Biology. He earned his PhD from the Department of Biology in 1981.
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