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“In the Ladies’ Room with Dr. Donnica” is the only public ladies' room you can enter any time without ever waiting on line! Hosted by women’s health expert and media commentator Donnica Moore MD, the podcast will feature real conversations, with real women, about really intimate issues. They may be embarrassing, sad or funny, but they will always be
interesting & informative. You know, like the best conversations you've ever had in ladies' rooms with your best friends. . .or total strangers. . .and a physician!

With a wide variety of guests with “been there, done that” expertise, Dr. Donnica discusses the health and wellness topics women often talk with her about in the ladies’ room. . . after speaking engagements, media
briefings, at events, or just because they happen to be chatting anonymously while waiting on line or over the sink. Generally, these topics tend to be things that are embarrassing; issues Dr. Donnica calls “the Toilet Talk topics” (anything related to bowel or bladder issues, gas, bodily functions, periods, discharges, etc.); questions related to sex and intimacy; subjects women are uncomfortable discussing in public or in “mixed company”; challenges women are struggling with; or anything top of mind or in the news. In each topic, we add our Top Tips about that topic as well as a call to action.

Jul 1, 2021

So here’s a novel concept:  a new pharmaceutical company focused on women’s health has launched with the strategy of actually LISTENING to women!  Their strategy is to put women at the center of everything they do—and not just their customers.  70% of their Board of Directors—including the Chairman of the Board—are women. 


Another company leader, Organon’s Head of Research & Development, Dr. Sandra Milligan is our guest today.  We have a broad agenda planned including talking about how she got here--& why she went to both medical and law school first.  We’re also going to discuss Organon’s “Here for Her Health” campaign & how you can share your voice; why a new kind of women’s health pharmaceutical company is needed now; How our understanding and appreciation of wellness/healthcare has evolved in a near post-COVID world; and her perspective on Innovation in women’s health – the current state of it and what’s needed.  And because we’re both women physicians of a certain age, we’re going to discuss our own experiences with menopause, as well as some other women’s health topics that remain overlooked, misunderstood, & undertreated ranging from post partum hemorrhage to endometriosis. 


Before joining Organon, Dr. Milligan served as Merck’s senior vice president and head of global regulatory affairs and clinical safety. Previously, she served as vice president of product development regulatory for Genentech, and prior to that, she was at Amgen for 10 years in positions across legal and regulatory affairs functions. She also proudly served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps for 7 years.

Dr. Milligan has also served on the Board of Directors of the Drug Information Association (DIA) for several years, as well as serving as their Board Chairman. She is a graduate of both George Washington University School of Medicine and Georgetown University Law Center.