Janice L Werbinski, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Emerita, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Janice Werbinski, FACOG, is a Clinical Associate Professor, Emerita, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology who practiced women's health and gynecology for 34 years in Kalamazoo, MI. She retired from clinical practice in 2014.She was Medical Director of both Bronson Women's Center and Borgess Women's Health. At Michigan State University, she authored a curriculum for a Women's Health Track in an Internal Medicine Residency. She is currently teaching menopause and human sexuality. She is Founding President of the American College of Women's Health Physicians, with the goal of establishing a medical specialty in Women's Health. She is the Executive Director of the Sex and Gender Women's Health Collaborative, designed to inform students and clinicians in sex-and gender-appropriate medicine. Dr. Werbinski advocates for changes in the medical world which are targeted to revolutionize the way that we deliver healthcare to women, taking into consideration the many ways in which women, their health, and their needs differ from men. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a BS in Medical Technology in June 1969. She earned her MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin in June 1975. She completed her Residency from Sparrow Hospital in Obstetrics and Gynecology in June 1979.
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Education and Training
- FACOG 1979, Obstetrics and Gynecology,
- MD 1975, Medical College of Wisconsin
- BS 1969, Medical Technology, Western Michigan University
- Gynecological Surgery
- General Gynecology
Werbinski J.L., Rojek M.K., Cabral M.D.I. The Need to Integrate Sex and Gender Differences into Pediatric Pedagogy Advances in Pediatrics. 2019;66:15-35. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2019.03.001.
Miller V.M., Rice M., Schiebinger L., Jenkins M.R., Werbinski J., Núñez A., Wood S., Viggiano T., Shuster L.T. Embedding concepts of sex and gender health differences into medical curricula Journal of Women's Health. 2013;22:194-202. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2012.4193.
Werbinski J. AMWA's role in women's health curriculum Journal of Women's Health. 2008;17:1555. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2008.1148a.
Werbinski J. American medical women's association position paper on sex- and gender-specific medicine Journal of Women's Health. 2008;17:1557. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2008.1148b.
Optical frequency domain reflectometer for diagnostics of short distance networks Proceedings of 2004 6th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. 2004;2:193-195.
Werbinski J., Hoffmann S. A women's health curriculum for an internal medicine residency. Journal of the American Medical Women's Association (1972). 1998;53:133-134.
Werbinski J. Sexual harassment in the medical workplace. Michigan medicine. 1995;94:30-32.