SWHR hosts virtual events that feature expert researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and patient advocates discussing the latest information around research, clinical care, and policy for a variety of diseases and conditions that disproportionately or differently affect women.
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SWHR hosted a virtual public forum to share educational information about the HPV vaccine and highlight diverse perspectives on the value of the HPV vaccine in cancer prevention.
During this special web event, SWHR will bring together representatives from academic journals for a conversation about what they are doing to elevate the importance of sex differences research and how the journals are approaching policies related to reporting on sex and gender in research studies.
SWHR is hosting a series of public forums to share educational information about the importance and value of innovative diagnostics throughout the lifespan and across disease states and conditions. This events will discuss how to improve health outcomes for diseases and conditions that disproportionately affect women, with a focus on Alzheimer's.
During a special conversation, SWHR President and CEO Kathryn Schubert, MPP, CAE will sit down with SWHR Founder and Board Member Florence Haseltine, PhD, MD to discuss SWHR’s role in passing the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 and the progress that has been made in women’s health research since that time.
During this SWHR Instagram Live event, leaders from SWHR and Let's Talk Menopause discuss menopause wellness at work.
In recognition of Labor Rights Week, SWHR hosted a webinar to discuss the challenges that women experiencing menopause symptoms face in the workplace and explore strategies that employers and supervisors can implement to improve workplace environments for midlife and postmenopausal women.
Endometriosis is a chronic gynecological disease that affects more than 200 million women worldwide. Endometrial lesions tend to form in the pelvic cavity outside of the uterus, causing pain in a woman’s pelvis and back, between periods, and with intercourse, as well as heavy menstrual bleeding and infertility. In fact, 30-50% of individuals with endometriosis experience infertility. Although endometriosis can begin in adolescence and also affect postmenopausal women, it is most commonly diagnosed in a woman’s 30s or 40s. Endometriosis…
The MichBio Showcase will bring together industry professionals, thought leaders, and changemakers from all life sciences sectors with patients and patient advocates, higher education and research professionals, services providers, students, and economic development and nonprofit partners to promote industry connectivity, share best practices and emerging trends insights, explore the changing healthcare landscape, and drive industry growth. Catch SWHR at the event! SWHR will be exhibiting and presenting at the Showcase. SWHR's presentation, "Addressing Disparities Through Patient, Provider, and Policymaker Collaborations: Women's…
Addressing Sex Differences in Heart Health and Access to Care Barriers that Impact Outcomes for Women: A Policy and Public Health Approach
SWHR's interdisciplinary Heart Health Policy Working Group of policy experts, researchers, clinicians, and patient advocates meet to discuss policy needs and opportunities as they relate to women’s heart health across the lifespan.
Click the image above or this link to play the YouTube video recording. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women (and men) in the United States, accounting for nearly 500,000 deaths in U.S. women each year. Despite its impact, a significant number of women are not aware that cardiovascular disease is a major health risk. During this joint webinar hosted by the Society for Women’s Heart Research and WomenHeart, hear from women about their personal journeys…