VCU Health of Women 2024
May 9, 2024
The annual Health of Women conference (formerly the Congress on Women’s Health), has become the premier interdisciplinary women’s health conference in the U.S. and includes a speaker program with experts on a broad range of topics (including reproductive health, cardiovascular health, breast health, bone health, mental health), poster sessions, and national awards for outstanding research, leadership, and public policy & advocacy in women’s health.
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Before the Conference:
The Society for Women’s Health Research is hosting a special, pre-conference symposium ahead of the event: Emerging Topics in Women’s Health: Autoimmune Disease Challenge. Registration for this conversation must be completely separately and is free.
About VCU Institute for Women’s Health
The VCU Institute for Women’s Health (IWH) is a chartered university-wide institute approved by the Board of Visitors in 1999. It is the only community of scholars across VCU that conducts, promotes, and integrates interdisciplinary research, education, and community engagement in women’s health and sex/ gender differences. As the central coordinating entity for women’s health at VCU, IWH has been instrumental in identifying new and emerging opportunities and influencing institutional priorities related to women’s health.
Since its establishment, IWH has achieved major accomplishments in the areas of research, education, and community engagement and has increased the University’s visibility as a national leader in women’s health. In 2003, the Institute was designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health as one of 20 National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health. The Institute currently has over 130 affiliate faculty representing 12 schools from across VCU.