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May 2022

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

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 billion…

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

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

Empowering Women with Psoriatic Arthritis: Improving the Patient Journey

Hosted by SWHR

More than 8 million Americans and 125 million people worldwide have psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by patches of red or discolored and irritated skin, often covered by flaky white or gray scales, depending on the skin type. An estimated 10-30% of people with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a type of inflammatory arthritis linked to psoriasis. Of those with PsA, 85% develop the skin disease before the joint disease. Psoriasis often appears between the…

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

How Hormones Can Tell a Fertility Story

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…

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Closing the Loop for Lupus in Women’s Health Care

Hosted by SWHR

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by widespread inflammation that often results in damage to the joints, skin, brain, lungs, kidneys and blood vessels. An estimated 1.5 million Americans have some form of lupus, and 90% are women between the ages of 15 and 44. Lupus is more prevalent among women of color, who also develop symptoms at younger ages and have more severe symptoms and complications from the disease. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is the most common type…

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

VCU Health of Women 2022

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

The Health of Women 2022 is designed with you in mind, following Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) valued approach of addressing women's health across the life span and will address the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine. This day-and-a-half virtual conference is filled with engaging lectures and discussions. VCU has carefully crafted an agenda catering to the learning needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals focused on women’s health in family…

June 23 - June 24

VCU Health of Women 2022: Emerging Topics in Women’s Health

Hosted by VCU Institute for Women’s Health

Hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University, Health of Women 2022 is designed with a valued approach of addressing women's health across the life span and will address the challenges and nuances of sex and gender medicine. This day-and-a-half virtual conference is filled with engaging lectures and discussions. Hosts have carefully crafted an agenda catering to the learning needs of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals focused on women’s health in family practice, internal medicine,…

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

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 - 1:00 pm EDT

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

57th Meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health

Hosted by NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

The 57th Meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health (ACRWH) will provide a forum for ACRWH members to give advice and make recommendations on priority issues affecting women's health and sex differences research. The NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 established the Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health (ACRWH), a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) committee, to give advice and make recommendations on priority issues affecting women's health and sex differences research. ACRWH members are selected from…

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 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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