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September 2021

Fertility Options for Women: Improving Awareness, Access, and Outcomes

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary working group in September 2021 for a closed two-day roundtable meeting to discuss how to eliminate barriers to access and reduce health disparities related to treatments for infertility in women.  

September 20, 2021 - September 21, 2021

December 2021

Eye Health Education Roundtable: Understanding Eye Diseases that Disproportionately Affect Women Across the Lifespan

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened a diverse and interdisciplinary working group of clinical and public health researchers, health care providers, patients/patient advocates, and policy leaders for a closed, one-day roundtable meeting in December 2021, to discuss the health, social, and economic impacts of eye diseases that disproportionately affect women’s health.

December 2, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm EST

January 2022

The Current State of Cervical Health Domestically and Internationally: An Opportunity for Knowledge Exchange and Bidirectional Learning

Hosted by Health Resources and Services Administration

Hosted by Health Resources and Services Administration, this event will explore the current state of cervical health globally and provide and opportunity for educational and knowledge exchange among attendees. REGISTER

January 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

March 2022

A Woman’s Journey: Conversations that Matter

Hosted by Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman’s Journey

On the second of each month from 7-8pm, Johns Hopkins Medicine hosts a live Q&A moderated by Kelly Geer Ripken, A Woman’s Journey’s national chair. Endometriosis: March 8, 2022. Endometriosis is a chronic gynecologic disease where endometrial tissue is found outside of the uterus and in other parts of the body.  It can be a source of severe pain and infertility. Oftentimes endometriosis can occur concomitantly with other chronic disorders such irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), migraine headaches, painful bladder syndrome, pelvic…

March 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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Effectively partnering with communities in research to improve maternal health outcomes and reduce disparities: Using research to create community-centered policy

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The Maternal Health Coordinating Committee of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development is looking forward to hosting the final event of their webinar series: Effectively partnering with communities in research to improve maternal health outcomes and reduce disparities: Using research to create community-centered policy Speaker will include: Caroline C. Signore, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health Jacqueline Wallace,…

March 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Narcolepsy Program Roundtable: The Impact of Narcolepsy on Women’s Health Across the Lifespan

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary working group to discuss scientific and policy issues around narcolepsy in women, including strategies for better symptom management and how to improve access to treatments and care.

March 31, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

April 2022

Bone Health Roundtable: Importance of Women’s Bone Health Throughout the Lifespan

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary Bone Health Working Group of health care providers, researchers, patient advocates, and policy leaders for a closed, roundtable meeting in April 2022. During the roundtable, the Working Group discussed scientific and policy issues in women’s bone health, including strategies for fracture prevention in at-risk women.

April 19, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - April 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm EDT

May 2022

A Woman’s Journey: Conversations that Matter

Hosted by Johns Hopkins Medicine’s A Woman’s Journey

On the second of each month from 7-8pm, Johns Hopkins Medicine hosts a live Q&A moderated by Kelly Geer Ripken, A Woman’s Journey’s national chair. Endometriosis: March 8, 2022. Endometriosis is a chronic gynecologic disease where endometrial tissue is found outside of the uterus and in other parts of the body.  It can be a source of severe pain and infertility. Oftentimes endometriosis can occur concomitantly with other chronic disorders such irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), migraine headaches, painful bladder syndrome, pelvic…

May 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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June 2022

Addressing Barriers in Research and Health Care for Women Living with Lupus

Hosted by SWHR

SWHR convened an interdisciplinary Lupus Working Group to discuss scientific and policy issues related to the impact of lupus on women’s health across the lifespan.

June 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Empowering Women with Psoriatic Arthritis: Improving the Patient Journey

Hosted by SWHR

The SWHR interdisciplinary Psoriatic Arthritis Working Group discussed the significant health, social, and economic impact of psoriatic arthritis on women’s health across the lifespan. 

June 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Objectives

The objectives of the roundtable are to:

  • Review the state of science and develop strategies to address knowledge gaps and unmet needs related to psoriatic arthritis research, health care, and comorbid conditions in women; 
  • Promote science-based health care policies that advocate for comprehensive access and coverage to diagnostics, health care, and clinical trials for women living with psoriatic arthritis; 
  • Identify opportunities to reduce disparities and improve patient outcomes, particularly for high-risk and vulnerable subpopulations of women; and 
  • Develop materials to expand education and raise awareness about psoriatic arthritis among women, health care providers, and policy stakeholders. 

Roundtable Participants

Fahmeen Afgani, MD, CCRP, Research Coordinator, Women’s College Hospital, Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto

Stacie Bell, PhD, CEO and President, Global Nutrition Project

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

Atul Deodhar, MD, MRCP, Professor of Medicine, Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Oregon Health and Science University

Quardricos B. Driskell, MPP, Vice President, Public Policy and Government Affairs, Autoimmune Association

Lihi Eder, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinician Scientist, Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto

Susan Jara, Associate Director, Patient Education, Global Healthy Living Foundation

Alexa Meara, MD, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Elizabeth Medeiros, Owner, The Girl With Arthritis

Martina Jeanette Lee Porter, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Diane Talbert, Senior Collateral Specialist, Power Beyond Psoriasis

Sponsor

SWHR’s Psoriatic Arthritis Program is supported by an educational sponsorship from by Eli Lilly & Company. SWHR maintains editorial control and independence over educational content.