Jennifer Wider, M.D., is a nationally renowned women’s health expert, author and radio host. She has appeared as a health expert on The Today Show, CBS News, Good Day NY, Fox News and is a regular contributor to News Channel 8 in Connecticut. Dr. Wider is a medical advisor to Cosmopolitan magazine and hosts a weekly radio segment on Sirius Satellite/XM Radio called “Am I Normal?” for Cosmo Radio. She has been heard on radio stations across the country.
Dr. Wider is the author of three books, including The Savvy Woman Patient, The Doctor’s Complete College Girls’ Health Guide and most recently, The New Mom’s Survival Guide. Dr. Wider is a spokesperson for the Society for Women’s Health Research, the nation’s only non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of all women through research, education and advocacy.
Her work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan magazine, SELF, SHAPE, Weight Watchers, Prevention, and Woman’s Day magazine. Wider currently writes a twice monthly syndicated column for the Society for Women's Health Research.
Dr. Wider has been an invited guest lecturer and workshop presenter at a variety of hospitals, women’s centers, high schools and colleges across the country.
She is a graduate of Princeton University and received her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. In the past, she worked as a senior editor at Medscape/CBS HealthWatch and as the managing editor of the health channel at iVillage.com.