Services of Athena Institute
*NEW in April 2009 - Hormones and your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide
to Hormonal and Alternative Therapies for Menopause*
Conducts research in relationships between behavior and physiology.
Led by Dr. Cutler in collaboration with her scientific and medical colleagues, the Institute's research studies have focused on:
- avoiding unnecessary hysterectomy and ovariectomy
- consequences of sex during menses
- human pheromones as sexual attractants and potential adjunctive therapeutic applications
- kyphosis, osteoporosis; bone health and cardiovascular health
- hormone replacement therapy
- sexual response in women
Arranges Dr. Cutler's educational appearances and media contributions
Dr. Cutler is often contacted as an expert on women’s health, sexuality, and human sex-attractant pheromones. Upon invitation she has conducted seminars and presented her research to prestigious medical and academic organizations. Dr. Cutler’s many media appearances and interviews include; Time, Newsweek, Medical Tribune, Washington Post, ABC National News, CBS, and Fox News. Click here for media excerpts. Click here for science presentations.
Writes Research Papers for peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Dr. Cutler has published over 35 scientific papers. She continues her own research at Athena and collaborates with independent scholars investigating women’s health. Click here for list of published work. Dr. Cutler is also invited to review papers submitted to learned journals.
Employs Local College Students
As paid research interns to learn the scientific method, analytical research methods and other aspects of women's wellness. Past interns have gone on to graduate work at Yale, Penn, University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, and New York University and others to work pharmaceutical companies, Merck and Pfizer, in research and sales.
Offers a manual for pre-med students seeking admission to medical school.
This manual is a clear road-map and take-home advisor to the admissions process. Free for download from Athena Institute's website. Click here
Offers Research Grants:
Provides funding and research support in endocrinology to independent scholars. Click here to learn about Athena’s 2000 grant recipient. Click here to learn about Kinsey research grant, Athena's 2006 recipient.
Utilizes an Advisory Panel:
Athena Institute Advisory panel serves without compensation. The advisors evaluate research grants and protocols for clinical investigations from ethical, scientific, and medical criteria. Click here for list of advisors.
Details books by Dr. Cutler on women's health:
available online from Athena Institute
- NEW in April 2009 - Hormones and your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide to Hormonal and Alternative Therapies for Menopause
- Menopause: A Guide for Women & Those Who Love Them
- Love Cycles: The Science of Intimacy
- Searching for Courtship: The Smart Woman's Guide to Finding A Good Husband
- Hysterectomy: Before and After