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September 2023

Addressing Sex Differences in Heart Health and Access to Care Barriers that Impact Outcomes for Women: A Policy and Public Health Approach

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR's interdisciplinary Heart Health Policy Working Group of policy experts, researchers, clinicians, and patient advocates meet to discuss policy needs and opportunities as they relate to women’s heart health across the lifespan.

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

The Urgency to Treat Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Children

Hosted by Take Health to Heart

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an urgent national crisis that requires renewed attention as the number of cardiovascular deaths is on the rise after decades of decline. While the broad impact of CVD is recognized as a serious problem, women with the condition often go underdiagnosed and undertreated as compared to men — and nearly half of women are unaware that CVD is their leading cause of death. And while CVD is often associated with aging, for many individuals it can…

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

October 2023

African-Americans and Endometriosis Workshop

Hosted by EndoBlack

This FREE workshop from local health advocacy group Endo Black, conducted by a Family Nurse Practitioner, eloquently but candidly goes over health equity, the exploitation of black bodies, the barriers of endometriosis outside of the medical field, and why representation matters. This workshop is open to sharing with anyone interested in learning more about endometriosis and African Americans. Endometriosis is a common disease that affects up to ten percent of women and people with uteruses and can cause severe pain…

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Hyattsville Library, 46530 Adelphi Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782

2nd Endo Black Award Gala

Hosted by EndoBlack

The upcoming 2nd Endo Black Award Gala takes place on Sat., October 14, 2023 at the College Park Marriott in College Park, MD. Endo Black Inc. remains committed to raising awareness about the challenges faced by African American women and women of color living with endometriosis. This special event aims to benefit the community through advocacy, education, and the recognition of individuals working tirelessly within the endometriosis community. Objectives: Advocating for African American women affected by endometriosis. Creating a safe…

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 3501 University Boulevard East
Hyattsville, MD 20783
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