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October 2022

Enhancing Lives by Empowering the Lupus Community Boston Education Symposium & Luncheon

Hosted by Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.

If you're tired of the current state of Lupus treatments or want to learn how to become engaged in your own medical care or you're a care partner for a loved one with Lupus or another chronic disease then join this event to learn how you can become involved and make a difference! An Educational Symposium featuring topics on Clinical Research Trials and Participation, Patient Empowerment, Treatment Access Challenges, Care Partnering and Tools for Survival when Dealing with Chronic Disease.…

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Simmons University, Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, 300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Stronger than Sticks and Stones: Promoting Women’s Bone Health through Preventive Care

Hosted by SWHR

Approximately 54 million Americans have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis and bone fracture. Risk of bone fracture is higher in women compared to men, in part, due to the influence of the hormone estrogen. Throughout a woman’s life, estrogen has important bone building function that is compromised when its production significantly reduces after menopause. Approximately half of all women over age 50 will break a bone because of osteoporosis, and in older adults, complications related…

October 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Mind the Gap: Hormonal Contraceptives and Brain Health

Hosted by UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster

In this virtual conference series, the Women's Health Research Cluster will be hosting bi-weekly events including two keynote talks, four symposia, trainee mentor sessions, guest workshops and a roundtable discussion where attendees will co-create create a blueprint for future research on hormonal contraceptives. You are invited to join all of these gatherings, or pick and choose which ones you want to attend.  This virtual conference series will dig into unique aspects of hormonal contraceptives and the examined effects of these…

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm EDT
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NIPS Explained: A Fireside Chat About Prenatal Genetic Screening

Hosted by SWHR

Noninvasive prenatal screening (NIPS) is a type of genetic screening that assesses if a pregnancy is at increased risk for certain chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down syndrome or Edwards syndrome. Prenatal genetic screening is an innovative tool that can help women make informed decisions about their reproductive health and pregnancy management, and may improve maternal and fetal outcomes by allowing preparation to care for children who may have a genetic disorder. NIPS (also referred to as cfDNA screening) can be…

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT


Hosted by UBC Women’s Health Research Cluster

The Women’s Health Seminar Series will feature multidisciplinary research on women’s health. The goal of the series is to provide multidisciplinary training and mentorship for attendees including students across a broad range of women’s health research topics. Speakers will present their research regarding the biological, psychological, behavioural, economic and social factors in women’s health and their effects on women’s health outcomes. Each seminar will feature 45 minutes talks followed by an interactive question and answer period. The series is open…

October 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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National Conference on Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research

Hosted by Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research

The Ludeman Family Center for Women's Health Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is pleased to host the 3rd biennial National Conference on Women's Health and Sex Differences Research. The conference is from October 12-14, 2022 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This year's event is titled Sex Differences Across the Lifespan: A Focus on Metabolism. Top scientists from around the world will speak about women's health and sex differences across the lifespan with a…

October 12 - October 14
The Broadmoor Hotel Colorado Springs, CO United States

Understanding the Tests that Could Save My Breasts

Hosted by SWHR

In the United States, there are more than 100 diagnostic tests and procedures available for detecting diseases and monitoring their progression. Diagnostic tools are also used to guide treatments and evaluate their effectiveness. Some tests are invasive, such as a biopsy or endoscopy; whereas others are noninvasive, such as x-rays and ultrasound imaging procedures. Innovations in diagnostics provide access to health information, helping women make informed decisions about their health care at every stage of their lives. Screening and diagnostic…

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

Closing the Loop for Lupus: A Fireside Chat

Hosted by SWHR

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by widespread inflammation that often results in damage to the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys and blood vessels. An estimated 1.5 million Americans have some form of lupus, and 90% are women between the ages of 15 and 44. Lupus is more prevalent among women of color, who also develop symptoms at younger ages and have more severe symptoms and complications from the disease. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type…

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Psoriatic Arthritis: More than Just Sore Joints

Hosted by SWHR

More than 8 million individuals in the United States have psoriasis. This chronic inflammatory skin disease is characterized by patches of red or discolored and irritated skin that are often covered by flaky white or gray scales, depending on the skin type. An estimated 10-30% of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA) – a type of inflammatory arthritis linked to psoriasis. Approximately 40% of people with PsA report significant impacts on their everyday life, and despite PsA occurring…

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

Women & Alzheimer’s: The Empowerment Forum

Hosted by Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

The Women & Alzheimer’s: The Empowerment Forum will feature: DR. SANDRA EDMONDS CREWE – WASHINGTON, DC. Dean, Professor of Social Work, Director, Howard University Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center LUISA ECHEVARRIA – CHICAGO, IL. Member, AFA Board of Directors PHYLLIS BARKMAN FERRELL – INDIANAPOLIS, IN. Global Head, External Engagement, Alzheimer’s disease and Neurodegeneration, Eli Lilly & Company, Executive-on-loan, Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative, Healthsystem Preparedness Program Lead EMMY GERMAN – NEW ORLEANS, LA. Family caregiver SARAH LENZ LOCK – WASHINGTON, DC. Senior VP Policy…

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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