Past Chairperson - Ellen Mason is an internal medicine physician who has worked in the field of maternal fetal medicine and women’s health for more than twenty five years. She is an attending physician at the John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, which is the only public hospital serving Cook County and the surrounding collar counties. She is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research interests and projects have focused on issues of chronic disease in women across the lifespan, chemical dependency in women, breastfeeding in women with chronic disease, HIV/AIDS, and the study of racial and ethnic health disparities, particularly in women of childbearing age. She is active in federal, state, and local advocacy efforts, primarily in the areas of access to care and in maternal child health.
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County