Dr. Marianne J. Legato is an internationally known academic physician, author, lecturer and specialist in women's health. She is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and the Founder and Director of the Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia University. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical School. Dr. Legato founded the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia University in 1997. It is the first collaboration between academic medicine and the private sector focused solely on gender-specific medicine: the science of how normal human biology differs between men and women and of how the diagnosis and treatment of disease differs as a function of gender. Dr. Legato has received many awards for her leadership role in women's health.
View Dr. Legato's Books:
Why Men Never Remember and Women Never Forget
Why Men Die First: How to Lengthen Your Lifespan
Eve's Rib: The New Science of Gender-Specific Medicine and How It Can Save Your Life
Dr. Legato explains if in the future we will need doctors to specialize in gender specific medicine.
February 5, 2009 - 2:52pm
Dr. Legato introduces herself and explains what gender specific medicine is and how it benefits women's health.
January 8, 2009 - 1:08pm
Listen in as Dr. Marianne J. Legato discusses her new book, "Why Men Never Remember And Women Never Forget."
As an internationally known academic physician, author, lecturer and specialist in ...
January 5, 2009 - 12:25pm
Dr. Legato shares why men should take responsibility for their own health.
December 22, 2008 - 1:03pm
Dr. Legato shares how hormones affect depression in women compared to men.
December 22, 2008 - 12:55pm
Dr. Legato shares how common gender specific medicine has become.
December 22, 2008 - 12:41pm
Dr. Legato shares why women advocate for their loved ones more often than for themselves.
December 22, 2008 - 12:38pm
Dr. Legato shares heart attack signs and symptoms.
December 22, 2008 - 12:34pm
Dr. Legato shares if nicotine addictions are more profound in women.
December 22, 2008 - 12:27pm
Listen as Dr. Legato explains why women live longer than men.
December 22, 2008 - 12:24pm
Dr. Legato shares if medical professions are trained to understand and utilize gender specific medicine.
December 22, 2008 - 12:21pm
Dr. Legato shares the best way for women to advocate for their health at the doctor's office.
December 22, 2008 - 12:17pm
Dr. Legato shares what symptoms in females may indicate high cortisol hormone levels.
December 22, 2008 - 12:13pm
Dr. Legato explains how the hormones cortisol and estrogen affect a woman's ability to concentrate and retain information.
December 22, 2008 - 11:58am
Dr. Legato shares what cortisol is and how the hormone affects women after an argument.
December 22, 2008 - 11:53am
Listen as Dr. Legato explains how women and men express depression in different ways.
December 22, 2008 - 11:48am
Dr. Legato shares how women respond to stress differently than men.
December 22, 2008 - 11:44am
Listen as Dr. Legato explains what bodily functions hormones are responsible for.
December 22, 2008 - 11:37am
Dr. Legato explains if cholesterol medications affect women and men differently.
December 22, 2008 - 11:32am
Dr. Legato gives multiple reasons why men are treated more aggressively than women after a heart attack.
December 22, 2008 - 11:28am
Dr. Legato shares what women who are always chilly must be aware of.
December 22, 2008 - 11:23am
Dr. Legato shares if hormone fluctuation during a woman's menstrual cycle can compromise her immune system.
December 22, 2008 - 11:17am