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Patient stories, volunteer testimonies, and all things PPMW. 

Back to School Wellness

As you head back to campus this year, spend some time thinking about the boundaries you want to set for covid, safe sex, and living your best life. Learn from PPMW staff how to establish and learn boundaries, build your own body bill of rights, and practice safe sex during COVID.

Sept. 13, 2021

Staff Profile: Dajannay Braxton

As a Primary Care Lead at PPMW, Dajannay aims to build relationships with every patient who walks through our doors. 

Aug. 20, 2021

Staff Profile: Victoria Ogunleye

As health education coordinator, Victoria is a mentor, teacher and creator who co-leads two youth groups: Sisters, Informing, Healing, Living, and Empowering and PPMW’s peer health education program.

July 29, 2021

Medical Home: By Dr. Ryan Montoya

A visual perspective of a woman receiving care at Planned Parenthood where her experience is no different from a visit to any other welcoming provider.

July 16, 2021

How to Have a Healthy Summer

After more than a year of isolation, summer is back in the DMV. We sat down with PPMW’s Program Director of Primary Care, Dr. Ryan Montoya to learn how to have a healthy and safe summer.

July 1, 2021

Staff Profile: Anne Cavett

Anne is the Clinical Services Coordinator at PPMW. It’s not a job that can be summed into a sentence, despite numerous attempts. She does a lot.

June 15, 2021

Behavioral Health Care at PPMW

An Interview with Primary Care Doctor Ryan Montoya

May 5, 2021

What Can We Do to Protect Repro Rights in Virginia?

The anniversary of Roe v. Wade was January 22nd. Dr. Laura Meyers weighs in on what we can be doing right now to protect reproductive rights in Virginia.

Jan. 25, 2019

Why We Brought Emergency Contraception to My College’s Campus

Everyone deserves the ability to access the sexual and reproductive healthcare they need.

Nov. 21, 2018