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Do STIs Impact Menstrual Health?
By Davlyn Luke, Chief Period Pro at USC School of Medicine Greenville April is STI Awareness Month, and we want to highlight how Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) may (or may not) affect the...
Can Stress Really Affect The Menstrual Cycle?
Have you ever worried about how stress is affecting your body? Between school, family, friends, and everything else going on in our lives and the world, you might be noticing some emotional burnout these days
Training As A Period Pro
There is nothing like a first tampon story as an icebreaker.
Reproductive Health and Implicit Bias
It is imperative that healthcare providers address the implicit bias present in their delivery rooms, offices, clinics, and even pediatric exam rooms. The Period Education Project (P.E.P) aims to train the next generation of menstrual health experts and medical professionals with an awareness of their implicit biases and how to fight them.
Girls Inc. of Worcester
Healthy. Strong. Smart. Bold. + Educated. Girls Inc. of Worcester aims to empower young girls and teens with the resources and confidence to succeed. For over 100 years, since 1916, Girls Inc....
Menstrual Health Education Is Essential
Stigma and shame surrounding menstruation have led society to believe that periods are dirty and that conversations about menstrual health are taboo. This stigma perpetrates families, health care settings, and even school health education settings.
First Official P.E.P. Rally ????
The Girlology Foundation partnered with GirlUp Greenville to host its first official student-led P.E.P. Rally. Lead Period Pros, Shakti Naidoo and Davlyn Luke, who helped develop the program,...
Medical Students Find Inspiration in the Community
“It was one of the most beautiful moments of my entire life,” Shakti recalls.
Eliminating Shame & Stigma
In medicine, there are so many difficult conversations. Some are sad. Some are complicated. Some are just plain awkward, especially when they involve topics that have traditionally been stigmatized...
A Doctor is a Teacher
Dr. Lonna Gordon, Adolescent Medicine Specialist and National Director of the P.E.P. recently shared this message with Period Pros. It holds true for all current and future medical students. Many...
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