science events

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.

Upcoming Science Events

Join us for discussions around the latest research in women’s health.

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July 2022

11th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

Hosted by Prevent Blindness

On July 13-14, 2022, Prevent Blindness will host the 11th annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a virtual interactive event. The event will be held over two days via a virtual conference platform that offers simultaneous access to expert presentations; a dedicated exhibitor hall with access to free educational materials, videos, and toolkits; on-demand educational content; and in-platform opportunities for networking and collaboration. The Summit will be available to a global audience at no cost to attendees. The…

July 13 - July 14

Diverse Voices Virtual Talk: COVID-19 in Women

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

ORWH’s new quarterly lecture series, titled “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women,” will amplify research that incorporates an intersectional framework and addresses the breadth of topics relevant to the health of women. The July 28, 2022, session of “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women” will focus on COVID-19 in women, featuring presentations from Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, Ph.D., of the University of Southern Maine and Stephaun Wallace, Ph.D., M.S., M.O.L., of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. REGISTER

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

September 2022

Ovarian Cancer Screening: More than a Pelvic Exam

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…

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

WOMEN’S HEALTH INNOVATION SUMMIT 2022

Hosted by Kisaco Research

The Women's Health Innovation Summit is accelerating innovation, investment, research and partnerships, to improve the access and quality of healthcare for women worldwide. Now in its fourth year, the Summit is delighted to be reconvening face-to-face in Boston this September for its biggest industry-leading networking event to date. Past annual summits’ have succeeded in addressing and bringing awareness to a wide range of verticals, challenges and unmet needs for women and their health. Building on this, the team will be…

September 29 - September 30

Diverse Voices Virtual Talk: Violence and Women

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

ORWH’s new quarterly lecture series, titled “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women,” will amplify research that incorporates an intersectional framework and addresses the breadth of topics relevant to the health of women. The September 29, 2022, session of “Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women” will focus on violence and women, featuring presentations from Natacha DeGenna, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh and Sahnah Lim, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.I.A., of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. REGISTER

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

October 2022

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

Gender and Health: Impacts of Structural Sexism, Gender Norms, Relational Power Dynamics, and Gender Inqualities

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

More details to come. REGISTER

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

November 2022

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Annual Meeting

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

More details to come. REGISTER

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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