Contacting the WHI for Assistance


The Women’s Health Initiative always enjoys and appreciates hearing from its participants! If you are a participant or their proxy and have a study-related question, please contact your regional center at the number listed below. Should you prefer e-mail, please write us at Please do not contact the participant phone line or e-mail for non-participant related inquiries.

Regional CenterSite Name and LocationContact Number
NortheastUniversity at Buffalo – Buffalo, NY(855) 944-2255
Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Boston, MA(800) 510-4858
SoutheastWake Forest School of Medicine – Winston-Salem, NC(877) 736-4962
MidwestThe Ohio State University at Wexner Medical Center – Columbus, OH(800) 251-1175
WestStanford WHI Regional Center – Stanford, CA(888) 729-8442
Clinical Coordinating CenterFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Seattle, WA(800) 514-0325

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The WHI Clinical Coordinating Center provides a Help Desk that responds to inquiries from researchers. Examples of questions that can be addressed through the Help Desk include:

  • Assistance with WHI login accounts, including lost or expired passwords
  • Location of WHI resources on the site
  • Information about study data
  • Suggestions for or corrections to website content

Please do not send personally identifiable participant information to the Help Desk.

Information about the Query Builder can be found here.

Media and general public

If you are media or a member of the general public wishing to learn more about the Women’s Health Initiative, the study would be delighted to hear from you. Please use the contact information below.

Women’s Health Initiative
Clinical Coordinating Center
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave N, M3-A410
PO Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98109-1024

Phone:  (800) 218-8415