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May 2022

Assessing and Promoting Bone Health Across the Lifespan

Hosted by SWHR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JABYDMHBEzA&feature=youtu.be   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…

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

FEMTECH UNTAPPED – Redefining sexual healthcare and wellness

FemTech Untapped is an online program and a global movement tapping into areas of women's health that have long been underserved, underresearched, and underfunded. In 2022, the program will be covering a wide range of topics with a goal to educate and destigmatize areas of FemTech that still remain “untapped”. Join in every month for a series of events where the team will cover topics from diversity and inclusion in the femtech space, to menstrual health and sextech, to mental and…

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

BOHF Weekly Webinars: Exercise Options for Everyone!

Hosted by BOHF

Join the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) in raising awareness about bone health and osteoporosis during Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month in May! Approximately 54 million Americans have low bone density or osteoporosis. This May, the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) will commemorate Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month with bone healthy exercises and information – for all ages – to help achieve better bone health. Join BOHF in creating awareness about helping to prevent osteoporosis and #ExerciseToMaximize your…

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Steps to Strengthen America’s Seniors: How Preventing Osteoporosis Helps America’s Health System

Hosted by SWHR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4UdcKv9X6g&feature=youtu.be Osteoporosis is a disease that decreases bone mineral density and mass, causing the bones to become weak and brittle. Affecting about 45 million Americans, osteoporosis is common – but it is more common in women (women account for 80% of the estimated 10 million Americans age 50 and older with osteoporosis). One in two women will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is also costly. Each year, it is responsible for 2 million broken bones and $19…

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm EDT

Preeclampsia and Heart Health

Hosted by Preeclampsia Foundation

Join the Association of Black Cardiologists and the Preeclampsia Foundation for a special panel about the link between pregnancy heart health and long-term impact with a focus on addressing health disparities. Panelists will include: Annette K. Ansong, MD, FACC, a board-certified pediatric cardiologist; Rachel M. Bond, MD, FACC a board-certified attending cardiologist specializing in women's heart health; Dr. Kameelah Phillips, MD, FACOG, IBCLC, NCMP, a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and founder of Calla Women's Health; moderated by Preeclampsia Foundation…

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer Genomes: Going Beyond Therapy to Risk Assessment and Precision Healthcare

Hosted by NIH

This is the annual Marshall W. Nirenberg Lecture. This lecture, established in 2011, recognizes Marshall Nirenberg for his work to decipher the genetic code, which resulted in his receiving the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Speaker Funmi Olopade studies familial forms of cancers, molecular mechanisms of tumor progression in high-risk individuals as well as genetic and non-genetic factors contributing to tumor progression in diverse populations. Her current laboratory research is focused on using whole genome technologies and bioinformatics…

May 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

The Bone Health and Breast Cancer Connection: What You Need to Know

Hosted by American Bone Health

Whether you are healthy, have just been diagnosed with breast cancer or are living with metastatic breast cancer, understanding the connection between breast and bone health is vital.  Healthy bones are the foundations of healthy bodies. A variety of factors, including breast cancer and some of its treatments, can put our bone health at risk. By understanding your risk factors for osteoporosis and fractures, you can take action to manage your risk through a healthy lifestyle. Join American Bone Health…

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

COGS 2ND INTERNATIONAL MEETING (2022): Bringing Gender and Sex Together: Transdisciplinary Theories and Methodologies

Hosted by Canadian Organization for Gender and Sex Research (COGS)

The newly founded Canadian Organization for Gender and Sex Research (COGS) is holding our 2nd International Meeting which will highlight novel transdisciplinary perspectives on gender and sex research. The conference aims to explore novel approaches to the conceptualization and investigation of sex/gender that can emerge from integrating different disciplines and world views. Conference Objectives & Structure To showcase transdisciplinary sex/gender theories, methods & research initiatives To act as a platform for transdisciplinary engagement To expose the gender and sex research…

May 29 - May 31
Nouvel Hotel Montréal, Canada

BOHF Weekly Webinars: Exercise Options for Everyone!

Hosted by BOHF

Join the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) in raising awareness about bone health and osteoporosis during Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month in May! Approximately 54 million Americans have low bone density or osteoporosis. This May, the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Foundation (BHOF) will commemorate Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month with bone healthy exercises and information – for all ages – to help achieve better bone health. Join BOHF in creating awareness about helping to prevent osteoporosis and #ExerciseToMaximize your…

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

June 2022

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

Hosted by SWHR

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own tissues, creating widespread inflammation and symptoms throughout the body, often resulting in organ tissue damage – most commonly in the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys and blood vessels. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type of lupus, affecting multiple parts of the body, whereas cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) primarily affects the skin. Sometimes individuals can develop a temporary druginduced lupus due to reactions from certain medications,…

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 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 lupus 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 lupus;
  • Identify opportunities to reduce disparities and improve access to care and patient outcomes, particularly for high-risk and vulnerable subpopulations of women; and
  • Develop materials to expand education and raise awareness about lupus for women, health care providers, and policy stakeholders.

Roundtable Participants

Anca Askanase, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Isabelle Ayoub, MD, FASN, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Irene Blanco, MD, MS, Professor, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Betty Diamond, MD, Director, Institute of Molecular Medicine, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Ayanna C. Dookie, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, Host of HydroxychloroQUEENZ, a Podcast on Living with Lupus

Carol Greco, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pamela Greenberg, MPP, President and CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness

Amanda Grimm Wiegrefe, MScHSRA, Director of Regulatory Affairs, American College of Rheumatology

Matt Harman, PharmD, MPH, Vice President, Clincal Solutions, Employers Health Coalition

Beth Laws, MBA, Director, Advocacy and Policy Operations, American Academy of Dermatology Association

Juana Mata, Lupus Patient, Healthcare Advocate, Looms for Lupus

Maria Estela Mata-Carcamo, President, Looms for Lupus

Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, DrPH, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Monica Richey, BSN, MSN, ANP-BC, GNP, Nurse Practitioner, Division of Rheumatology, Northwell Health

Elizabeth Ruth, MPP, Director of Policy, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Emily Somers, PhD, ScM, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Teodora Staeva, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Lupus Research Alliance

Sponsor

SWHR’s Lupus Program is supported by educational sponsorships from by Eli Lilly & Company and Aurinia. SWHR maintains editorial control and independence over educational content.