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Dr. Jerilynn Prior

Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior is Director for the Vancouver CaMos Centre and is a Professor of Endocrinology at the University of British Columbia. She is also Scientific Director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (www.cemcor.ubc.ca). In addition to being internationally recognized for knowledge exchange and three science-based books for lay audiences, her research focuses on women's health and the effects of ovulation, progesterone and the menstrual cycle. She studies perimenopause (the transition to menopause) with particular focus on the use of the ovarian hormone progesterone for treatment of abnormal cycles, hot flushes, and risks for osteoporosis.

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