A pioneer in the field of women's health, Marla Ahlgrimm, R Ph, is the founder and CEO of Women's Health America in Madison, Wis. Ahlgrimm was instrumental in identifying premenstrual syndrome as a legitimate physiological disorder and in developing treatments for it. She created the first pharmacy in the United States devoted entirely to managing, consulting, and educating women and health professionals in the fields of women's health and natural hormone replacement therapy. Since the early 1980s, Ahlgrimm has helped to recognize, define, and develop women's health care treatment options and natural hormone replacement therapy protocols.
Ahlgrimm has appeared on national radio and television broadcasts and been featured in articles in regional and national magazines and newspapers. She is invited to lecture for consumers and professionals at health symposia across the United States.