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The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women’s Annual Legislative Conference

June 23 - June 27

The National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women’s (NOBEL Women) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the organization’s annual meeting where more than 200 Black women legislators join industry leaders and stakeholders from around the country in dialogue on legislative and policy issues impacting the Black community.

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8:00 am

Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Symposium

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT

The 10th annual Diversity, Inclusion, & Health Equity Symposium is a leading annual, collaborative event focusing on health equity and health disparities in the U.S. The symposium brings together leading healthcare professionals, executives, physicians, patient groups, patients, researchers, academics, clinical trial professionals, and diversity and inclusion advocates to discuss health equity in the life sciences... Read more »

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11:00 am

Women’s Health Innovation Forum Series: Cognitive and Brain Health

June 23 @ 11:00 am EDT

Alzheimer's disease affects two-thirds of women in the United States. In addition, women are more than twice as likely as men to experience PTSD (National Center for PTSD). Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders are the most common pregnancy and childbirth complications, affecting up to 1 in 7 pregnant and postpartum women (Mathematica). Join Springboard Enterprises,... Read more »

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11:30 am

Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Unmet Needs in Autoimmune Skin Conditions

June 23 @ 11:30 am - June 24 @ 3:30 pm EDT

SWHR will convene a working group of basic and clinical researchers, health care providers, patients/patient advocates, and policy leaders for a closed, two-day roundtable meeting to discuss the health, social, and economic impacts of alopecia, atopic dermatitis, and psoriatic arthritis on women.

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The goals of the SWHR Autoimmune Skin Roundtable are to:

  • Review the current state of the science regarding alopecia, atopic dermatitis, and psoriatic arthritis and the burden of disease on women as patients and caregivers
  • Identify knowledge gaps, unmet patient needs, and relevant policies that present barriers to quality care for women affected by autoimmune skin diseases
  • Develop recommendations on how to further research, diagnosis and treatment strategies, and patient and clinician education
  • Pinpoint opportunities to leverage innovation, increase access to care, and improve health equity and outcomes for women patients and caregivers

Roundtable Members

Kelly Barta, State Advocacy Project Manager, Allergy & Asthma Network

Stacie Bell, PhD, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, National Psoriasis Foundation

Thea Chassin, Founder, Bald Girls Do Lunch

Eunyoung Cho, ScD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Brown University

Shawn G. Kwatra, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Brett McReynolds, Vice President of Programs and Public Policy, American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association

Arash Mostaghimi, MD, MPA, MPH, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Purvi Parikh, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine

Rita O. Pichardo, MD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Leslie Stein Lloyd, JD, Director, Public Policy & Healthcare Economics, American Academy of Dermatology