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April 2024

SWHR 2024 Annual Awards Gala

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SWHR is excited to announce the 2024 Annual Award Gala will be held in the newly renovated National Museum of Women in the Arts. After being shuttered for over two years, NMWA recently reopened to the public.

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20005
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Breaking Barriers in Alzheimer’s Disease: Perspectives on Early Stage Alzheimer’s

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Approximately two-thirds of Alzheimer’s disease patients are women, as well as more than 60% of their caregivers. Stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s and dementia can cause some women to dismiss symptoms as normal aging or menopausal brain fog and delay talking to their health care provider. Moreover, coverage of screening and diagnostic tests can be difficult and confusing to navigate, also contributing to delays in diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s.  An early diagnosis is essential for slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, planning…

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

Talking All Things Women’s Heart Health

Hosted by SWHR

Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men annually in the United States. Yet, less than half of women recognize its role as the leading cause of death among women. During this virtual event, SWHR will host a "fireside chat" style conversation with Dr. Stephanie Coulter of The Texas Heart Institute about the current state of cardiovascular disease screening and diagnostics, what barriers might hinder women’s access to care, and potential solutions to overcome those barriers…

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

May 2024

Exploring Obesity’s Impact on Women and Policy’s Role in Improving Outcomes

Hosted by SWHR

Obesity is a significant public health issue in the United States, affecting millions of Americans and costing billions of dollars in health care expenses. Women are disproportionately affected by the obesity epidemic, both in terms of their health outcomes and the economic costs of the disease. There are also notable racial and economic disparities associated with obesity. During this congressional briefing, panelists will explore the disproportionate impact of obesity on women, including obesity risk factors that are unique to women,…

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515 United States

SWHR Pre-Conference Symposium: Lights, Camera, and Action to Improve Women’s Heart Health

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Part of the OSSD Annual Meeting This event is taking place on Sunday, May 5 at 12:10-2:05 p.m. CET, in-person in Bergen, Norway. The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) is committed to advancing women’s health through science, policy, and education while promoting research on sex differences to optimize women’s health. Although research has documented sex differences in heart health and disease, insufficient attention to the study of sex, gender, and hormones in cardiovascular research and a lack of inclusion…

May 5 @ 6:10 am - 8:05 am EDT

SWHR Emerging Scholars in Women’s Health Research Award  Symposium

Hosted by Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD)

The SWHR Emerging Scholars in Women’s Health Research Award is given to trainees whose abstracts submitted to the OSSD Annual Meeting demonstrate research excellence in addressing important knowledge gaps in health and disease areas that disproportionately, differently, or exclusively affect women.

May 6 @ 9:15 am - May 9 @ 11:00 am EDT

VCU Health of Women 2024 | Emerging Topics in Women’s Health: Autoimmune Disease Challenge

Hosted by SWHR

Join us for the VCU Health of Women Conference 2024 SWHR Pre-conference Symposium! This symposium will discuss the impacts of autoimmune diseases on women’s health across the lifespan, with special emphasis on pregnancy and maternal health, caregiving/parenting.

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

June 2024

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

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SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health.

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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September 2024

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

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SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health.

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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December 2024

SWHR Policy Advisory Council Meeting

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SWHR’s Policy Advisory Council will meet for its quarterly closed-door meeting. Council members will have an opportunity to work collaboratively to develop policy positions, promote research, and create materials designed benefit women’s health.

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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