Awards and Accolades

Women's Health has received numerous industry accolades, including being named to Adweek's annual Hot List and being named among Advertising Age's Magazines of the Year in 2016 and 2017 . Here are more of the recent awards and accolades Women's Health has been honored to receive:


Adweek Hot List Hottest Womens Health Magazine

ASME Finalist for Personal Service

Folio Digital Awards Marketing Team of the Year


Adweek Hot List Hottest Health & Fitness Magazine

Advertising Age Magazine of the Year

Min Magazine and Media Awards - Sales Team of the Year

Min Magazine and Media Awards Best Magazine Media Brand

ASME Finalist for Best Section

Folio Eddie for Best Series of Article


Adweek Hot List Hottest Health & Fitness Magazine

Advertising Age Magazine of the Year

Editorial Team is produced by a team of highly trained journalists and editors with decades of combined experience reporting on health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness news.

Editor-in-Chief, Liz Plosser

Executive Editor , Abigail Cuffey

Digital Director, Robin Hilmantel

Design Director, Raymond Ho

Executive Digital Editor , Amanda Woerner

Health Director, Jacqueline Andriakos

Features Director, Marissa Gainsburg

Fitness Director, Jordan Galloway


Deputy Managing Editor, Laura McLaughlin

Entertainment Director, Nojan Aminosharei

Audience Engagement Manager, Amanda Luc ci

Health Editor, Kristin Canning

Fitness and Wellness Editor, Kristine Thomason

Associate Love and Lifestyle editor, Lindsay Geller

Editorial Business Coordinator, Caryn Kanare

Assistant Editors, Alexis Jon es, Arye lle Siclait

Contributing Writer, Jennifer Nied


Beauty Director, Kristina Rodulfo

Senior Beauty Editor, Chelsea Traber Burns


Chief Fashion Director, Womens Group Aya Kanai

Executive Fashion Director, Kristen Saladino

Style Director, Cassie Anderson

Accessories Director, Kathy Lee

Bookings Director, Steven Brown

Senior Market Editor, Hannah Deely

Fashion Editor, Kia Goosby

Associate Fashion Editors, Andrea Zendejas, Ann Wang

Fashion Assistants, Rachel Bogo, Danielle Flum


Chief Food Director, Kate Merker

Senior Food Editor, Drew Anne Salvatore

Food Editor, Catherine Lo

Editorial Project Manager, Trish Clasen

Test Kitchen Assistant, Taylor Murray

Editorial Assistant, Rebecca Miller


Art Director, Betsy Halsey

Associate Art Director, Trevor Williams

Designer, Jewelyn Butron

Digital-imaging Specialist, Jairo Corleto

Hearst Visual Group

Chief Visual Content Director, Hearst magazines, Alix Campbell Executive visual Director, Fabienne Le Roux Visual Director, Kristin Giametta Senior Visual Editor, Scott M. Lacey Deputy Visual Editor, Brenda Armendariz Senior Visual Researcher, Jenna Andrews Visual Assistant, Hannah Kaplan

Copy and research

Copy Chief, Marli Higa

Research Chief, Jennifer Messimer

Research Editor, Darren Reidy

Assistant Research Editor, Nick Pachelli

Frequent contributors

Nicole Blades , Colleen de Bellefonds , Emilia Benton , Sarah Bradley , Grace Gold , Charlotte Andersen Hilton , Samantha Lefave , Jessica Migala , Anna Medaris Miller , Korin Miller , Marissa Miller , Daley Quinn , Rachael Schultz , Caroline Shannon-Karasik , Celia Shatzman , Alexa Tucker , Christine Yu

Experts Women's Health Trusts

Women's Health always turns to experts to back up any reporting or advice that appears on site. Editors regularly consult with registered dietitians, medical doctors, and certified personal trainers when writing and fact-checking stories, and editors carefully vet each expert source's credentials.

Womens Reproductive Health Professionals

Alyssa Dweck, M.D., ob-gyn and co-author of V is for Vagina ; Christine Greves, M.D., board-certified ob-gyn at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies; Leah Millheiser, M.D., ob-gyn and director of the Female Sexual Medicine Program at Stanford University School of Medicine; Mary Jane Minkin , M.D., clinical professor of ob-gyn and reproductive sciences at Yale University; Ha T. Nguyen, M.D. , ob-gyn with McGovern Medical School at UT Health and UT Physicians in Houston; Elizabeth Reynoso , M.D., ob-gyn at MomDoc Women For Women in Arizona ; Sherry Ross , M.D., ob-gyn and author of She-Ology: The Definitive Guide To Women's Intimate Health. Period ; Jessica Shepherd , M.D., ob-gyn at the University of Illinois at Chicago; Lauren Streicher, M.D. , clinical professor of ob-gyn at Northwestern University and author of Sex RX ; Rachel Urrutia, M.D., assistant professor in the department of ob-gyn at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Registered Dietitians

Sonya Angelone, M.S., R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Torey Armul, M.S. R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Jessica Cording, R.D.; Keri Glassman, R.D., president of Nutritious Life and author of The O2 Diet ; Scott Keatley, R.D., of Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy; Abby Langer, R.D., dietitian based in Canada who has worked extensively both in nutrition management and in clinical nutrition; Alyssa Lavy, R.D., of Alyssa Lavy Nutrition & Wellness, LLC; Nora Minno, R.D., registered dietitian and certified personal trainer based in New York; Abbey Sharp, R.D., Toronto-based dietitian; Bonnie Taub-Dix, R.D., author of Read It Before You Eat It ; Beth Warren, R.D.N., founder of Beth Warren Nutrition and author of Secrets of a Kosher Girl ; Brigitte Zeitlin , M.P.H., R.D., dietitian who worked at Mount Sinai Medical Center prior to opening her private practice.


Melissa Alcantara, certified trainer; Charlee Atkins, certified strength and conditioning specialist and founder of Le SWEAT; Tony Gentilcore, certified strength and conditioning specialist and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts; Tatiana Lampa, ACSM-certified trainer at FitHouse and SLT ; Adam Rosante, certified personal trainer and author of The 30-Second Body ; Andia Winslow, NASM-certified personal trainer, pro golfer, and founder of The Fit Cycle ; Rachel Cosgrove, CSCS, owner of Results Fitness and author of The Female Body Breakthrough .


Michelle Cohen, M.D., board-certified gastroenterologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York; Rabia De Latour, M.D. , gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health; Melissa Latorre, M.D., gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health; Michael Rice, M.D., gastroenterologist at the Michigan Medicine Gastroenterology Clinic; Kyle Staller, M.D., gastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital; Michael Wolfe, M.D., chief of gastroenterology at Boston University's School of Medicine.

Mental Health Experts

Alicia H. Clark, Psy.D., licensed clinical psychologist and author of Hack Your Anxiety ; Neeraj Gandotra, M.D., psychiatrist, instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and chief medical officer at Delphi Behavioral Health ; Crystal I. Lee, Psy.D., owner of LA Concierge Psychologist; Mayra Mendez , Ph.D., LMFT, licensed psychotherapist and program coordinator for at Providence Saint John's Child and Family Development Center in Santa Monica, Calif.; Michael F. Myers, M.D., professor of clinical psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Medical Center; C. Vaile Wright, Ph.D., licensed psychologist and director of research and special projects at the American Psychological Association.


Poorani Goundan , M.D., endocrinologist at Boston Medical Center; Mary Vouyiouklis Kellis, M.D., endocrinologist at the Cleveland Clinic .


Dendy Engelman, M.D., New York-based dermatologist; Mona Gohara, M.D., professor of dermatology at Yale University; Melissa K. Levin, M.D., of Entire Dermatology in New York City; Joshua Zeichner , M.D., New York-based dermatologist.


Hajar Ayoub, M.D., urologist with UT Health and UT Physicians.

Otolaryngologists and Allergy Specialists

Kathleen Dass, M.D., an allergist and immunologist; Nicholas Rowan M.D. , assistant professor of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Relationship Experts

Jane Greer , Ph.D., relationship therapist and author of What About Me? ;Terri Orbuch, Ph.D., relationship expert and author of 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great .

Editorial Policies

Reporting Guidelines asks all editors and writers to follow strict reporting protocols to ensure the accuracy of all information reported on the site. Studies must be reviewed before being cited in stories, and all factual information must be attributed to a reliable source. Editors rely on interviews with expert sources to substantiate all articles, and each story is reviewed and fact-checked by at least two editors before being published on site. Articles are then regularly reviewed and updated to include the newest information available on the topic.

Editorial Independence receives support from advertisers. However, all content is produced independently. Any content produced in conjunction with an advertiser, or paid for by an advertiser, is clearly marked as such on the site.

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