Marla Ahlgrimm

Marla Ahlgrimm is a pioneer in the area of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and hormone imbalance.

Marla Ahlgrimm Curriculum Vitae

Marla Algrimm, R.Ph.

Memberships, Recognitions, Publications and Professional Experience

Past Board of Directors Member:

  • Nakoma Capital Management
  • United Way – Dane County
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service- (WPS)
  • UW Foundation

Member of:

  • American Pharmacy Association
  • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
  • International Women’s Forum
  • Langer Society of the Arts
  • UW Bascom Hill Society
  • UW School of Pharmacy Alumni Association
  • UW Women’s Council
  • UW Cabinet 99
  • UW Alumni Association
  • TEMPO

Past Board of Directors Experience:

  • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
  • Friends of Wisconsin Public Television
  • Downtown Rotary Club of Madison
  • Oakwood Foundation
  • Meriter Foundation
  • Black Hawk Council of Girl Scouts
  • UW School of Pharmacy Board of Visitors
  • UW Alumni Association
  • TEMPO
  • Wisconsin Women Entrepreneurs
  • Madison Development Corporation
  • UW Small Business Development Center

Other Civic Activities:

  • State Task Force on Women and Depression-2005
  • Dane County Task Force on Excellence – 1995
  • American Cancer Society – 1992 Auction Chair
  • Marla Ahlgrimm Scholarship – UW School of Pharmacy 

Recognition:

  • Fund for Women / “Woman’s First” Award – 2008
  • Distinguished University of Wisconsin Alumni Award – 1999
  • American Council of Germany Delegate – 1998
  • Madison Magazine 25 Most Influential – 1995
  • Wisconsin Women’s Expo-Business Woman of the Year Award – 1994
  • Women of Distinction Award YWCA – 1994
  • UW-Madison School of Pharmacy Citation of Merit Award – 1992
  • Badger Scholarship Achievement Award – 1990
  • Dane County Small Business Award – 1990
  • Wisconsin Women Entrepreneur – Recognition Award- 1990 

Speaker:

  • Independent Pharmacist Association CE Conference-New York-2007
  • International Endometriosis 25th Anniversary Conference-2005
  • Women’s Sexual Health Physician Symposium-Chicago-2004
  • PSW Continuing Education-LaCrosse-2002
  • AntiAging Medicine International Conference- June 1999
  • UW Extension School of Pharmacy C.E.- 1998
  • Wisconsin Women’s Health Initiative Conference-Sue Ann Thompson- 1996
  • National Health Enhancement Systems International Conference- 1996
  • ISI National Health Show- 1995,1996
  • International Endometriosis Association Conference- 1995
  • American Pharmacy Association Conference- 1995
  • Yahara House Statewide-Statewide Supported Employment Conference- 1993
  • Yahara House Annual Banquet- 1993
  • UW Small Business Development Center- 1990
  • TEMPO of Madison- 1989
  • Washington Business Group on Health- 1989

Publications:

Two major books, published and available through Barnes and Noble and other major bookstores:

  • The HRT Solution-Optimizing Your Hormone Potential(with John Kells, Avery, 1999), Second Edition (Penguin Putnam 2003)
  • Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome(with Michelle Harrison, MD, Random House, 1999)
  • Restoring BalanceBook (Impact Communications, 1998)
  • PMS: A Delicate BalanceBook and Video (PMS ACCESS, 1993)
  • Comprehensive TherapyJune/July 1998; “Differentiating Between Natural Progesterone and Synthetic      Progestins: Clinical Implications”
  • Patient Care– April 30, 1998; “Nonhormonal Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms”
  • “A Pharmacokinetic Study of Micronized Progesterone” 1998; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Contemporary Ob/Gyn– February 1995 “Perimenopause – Midlife Decisions”
  • The American Journal of Natural Medicine– Columnist; 1998

Other:

  • BusinessWatch-February 2006-Feature article
  • MD News-January 2005-Feature article
  • Madison Magazine- 1998 and 1999- Marla Ahlgrimm, Business Spotlight
  • Drug Topics- 1996- Pioneer in Womens Health Offers Rxs, OTCs, Education
  • On Wisconsin- 1994- Marla Ahlgrimm: PMS Pioneer
  • Featured in June 1993 Entrepreneur Magazine- Entrepreneurs Across America
  • Pharmacy Times- 1993- Woman Pharmacist Focuses on PMS Patients
  • American Pharmacy- 1992- Focus on Women: Madison Pharmacy Associates
  • Money Magazine- 1992- “Five Ways Women Are Often Smarter Than Men About Money”
  • Wisconsin Pharmacist- 1990- Madison Pharmacy Associates: Specializing in Excellence

Products:

Specific to Women’s Health America, Inc.

  • Developed medical protocols used for PMS/HRT management throughout the country.
  • Developed unique hormone prescription dosage forms for Hormone Replacement Therapy.
  • Developed specific hormone testing systems for women utilizing saliva and serum.

 

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