SWHR routinely convenes meetings of diverse scientific experts, clinicians, patients, and health care stakeholders to effect change in women’s health.
SWHR’s science events often serve as the foundation for our multiyear programs, known as SWHR’s Interdisciplinary Science Networks, which seek to identify research gaps and address unmet needs in diseases and conditions that disproportionately or differently affect women.
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Upcoming Science Events
Join us for discussions around the latest research in women’s health.
Upcoming Events › Science
While the immediate impacts of COVID-19 are already apparent, some have yet to surface, and many of them will have different effects for different genders. Health systems, schools, and entire economies will continue to present gender-differential consequences for months and years to come as a result of this ongoing crisis. By applying a gender lens to this pandemic, researchers and policymakers can better assess differential risks and target responses to ensure already-vulnerable populations don’t fall even farther behind. Join the…
The National Academies’ Committee on Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers will host a virtual public workshop.
POSTPONED: Scientific and Ethical Considerations for the Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials
The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy is convening q public meeting to discuss the need for clinical research in pregnant women as well as scientific and ethical considerations for the inclusion of this complex population in clinical trials.
NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health will hold its 50th meeting on April 21. The committee will meet via WebEx from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern). The meeting will feature presentations by Marcia McNutt, PhD, president of the National Academy of Sciences, and Helene Langevin, MD, director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Learn more.
The Organization for the Study of Sex Differences 2020 annual meeting will feature the theme "Sex Differences Across the Lifespan."
During National Women's Health Week each year, millions of women take steps to improve their health. The 21st annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 10, and is celebrated through May 16.
UBC Research Excellence Clusters is a joint initiative of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and the Vice-President, Research and Innovation. Clusters receive financial support from UBC’s Excellence Funds.
Presented by the VCU Institute for Women’s Health and VCU Health Continuing Education, in collaboration with the Journal of Women's Health, Women's Health Reports, and U.S Food and Drug Administration.
A one-day educational symposium featuring presentations
from more than 35 experts and advocates. The symposium is divided into two tracks. One is tailored to medical professionals and the other to patients and the general public, however, both programs will be open to all attendees. The event will be followed
by an awards ceremony and cocktail hour.
The Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health & Gender Biology will host a daylong interactive educational forum and community building event.