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October 2021

Menopause Mindfulness: Exploring Menopause’s Effect on Health and Well-Being

Hosted by SWHR
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On October 26, 2021, SWHR hosted the congressional briefing, “Menopause Mindfulness: Exploring Menopause's Effect on Health and Well-Being,” where panelists shared information about menopause, including the health risks for women during this life stage and the stigma often associated with menopause and aging.

October 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT

May 2022

Policy for the People Health Equity Virtual Summit

The 2022 Health Equity Summit provides attendees the opportunity to engage in an in-depth discussion with subject-matter experts, community and business leaders, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus. Subjects include access to equitable health resources in maternal care and addressing issues in chronic illness disproportionately impacting Black communities. REGISTER

May 12, 2022

July 2022

Taking Heed of Alzheimer’s Disease: Recognizing and Responding to a Coming Crisis

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, and the National Alliance for Caregiving hosted a national webinar and congressional briefing to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and its disproportionate impact on women, and in particular women of color, as well as its health, social, and economic toll on both patients and caregivers.

July 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT

September 2022

Public Health Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Hosted by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

Please join UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Center for Brain Health Equity on September 15 for a virtual Congressional briefing on the state of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. Speakers will highlight how health inequities deeply affects people living with Alzheimer’s, especially in Black and Latino communities, and how a public health approach to Alzheimer’s, led by the CDC is operating. Confirmed Congressional Briefing Participants include: Dr. Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease Team, Healthy Aging Branch, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health…

September 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

The STEM Gap: Building the Pathways for Women of Color in STEM Careers | WCPI Policy Briefing

Hosted by Women’s Congressional Policy Institute

This event is hosted by the Women's Congressional Policy Institute in cooperation with Congresswomen Madeleine Dean and Jenniffer González-Colón and Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and Congresswomen Lucy McBath and Kat Cammack Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. The Women’s Congressional Policy Institute (WCPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy organization whose mission is to bring together a community of bipartisan women policymakers and trusted partners to advance issues of importance to women, develop the next generation of women…

September 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Congressional Briefing: Advances in the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Retinal Diseases

Hosted by Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

On Wednesday, September 21, The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) will host two important events in conjunction with the Eighth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill.  Congressional Briefing: Advances in the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Retinal Diseases 12:30 – 1:30 pm, House Rayburn Office Building, Room 2060 Held during International AMD Awareness Week 2022 and Healthy Aging Month, this Briefing begins AEVR’s Eighth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill. The briefing features…

September 21, 2022

January 2023

Friends of ORWH Congressional Reception

The Friends of the Office of Research on Women’s Health invite you to a congressional reception in celebration of Women’s Health Research Day, which commemorates the implementation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Policy on Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) in January 2016. The day aims to raise awareness of the historical underrepresentation of women in clinical trials, the importance of designing basic, preclinical, and biomedical research studies in females and males, and the need to disaggregate and…

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States

Pregnant and Lactating Populations in Research: How Leaving These Populations Out Leaves Them Behind

Hosted by SWHR

During this congressional briefing and national webinar, panelists explored certain areas of research where the exclusion of these groups has resulted in an inability to support them, how federal research investments could improve outcomes, and where there is opportunity—both at the legislative and regulatory level—moving forward.

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

February 2023

PRGLAC Then and Now: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Hosted by SWHR

During this congressional briefing and national webinar, designed specifically for—but not limited to—members of the 118th Congress, panelists reviewed the state of PRGLAC, the PRGLAC recommendations and their implementation status and the current legislative and regulatory landscape.

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

May 2023

Discovery, Development, Delivery: Understanding the Biomedical Research and Development Pipeline

Hosted by Research!America

May is Lupus Awareness Month, an opportune time to explore the “process behind progress” in the fight against this and other high cost, high burden diseases. Please join Research!American on Monday, May 22 for an in-person lunch briefing with speakers representing the full spectrum of the health and medical research continuum, who will discuss their roles tackling research into and treatments for lupus and other diseases from bench to bedside. The briefing, Discovery, Development, Delivery: Understanding the Biomedical Research and…

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm EDT
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