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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

Menopause Mindfulness: A Personal Toolkit for Menopause Preparedness

Hosted by SWHR

Approximately 1.3 million women in the United States transition into menopause each year. During the menopause transition (perimenopause), the body undergoes hormonal changes, characterized by a significant decrease in estrogen. This change typically begins to occur in a woman’s late 40s or 50s, and can last up to 10 or 20 years. However, some individuals may experience menopause early due to certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. Menopause, itself, is defined as the point in time 12 months after a…

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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

August 2022

Menopause Mindfulness: Understanding the Many Paths to Menopause

Hosted by SWHR

Approximately 1.3 million women in the United States transition into menopause each year. During the menopause transition (perimenopause), the body undergoes hormonal changes, characterized by a significant decrease in estrogen. This change typically begins to occur in a woman’s late 40s or 50s, and can last up to 10 or 20 years. However, some individuals may experience menopause early due to certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. Menopause, itself, is defined as the point in time 12 months after a…

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 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

Menopause Mindfulness: Living Your Best Work-Life through the Menopause Transition

Hosted by SWHR

Event is at 1:00 p.m. EDT (UTC-4:00) Approximately 1.3 million women in the United States transition into menopause each year. During the menopause transition (perimenopause), the body undergoes hormonal changes, characterized by a significant decrease in estrogen. This change typically begins to occur in a woman’s late 40s or 50s, and can last up to 10 or 20 years. However, some individuals may experience menopause early due to certain medical conditions or surgical procedures. Menopause, itself, is defined as the point…

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 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

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

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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