Women's Global Health Institute

PURDUE UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S GLOBAL HEALTH INSTITUTE

January 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Silicon Valley Capital Club 50 West San Fernando, downtown San Jose

Internationally renowned researcher, Dr. Connie Weaver, will discuss the Women's Global Health Institute (WGHI), a new research institute at Purdue University dedicated to research and education focused on improving women’s health issues through prevention of chronic diseases such as cancer, bone health and Alzheimer’s disease. WGHI builds on the university's strengths in nutrition, disease prevention and biomedical technologies to be proactive in addressing a variety of health problems. Bone health, neurodegenerative diseases, women's cancers and wellness are key areas the institute will target through research collaborations, funding and supporting pilot projects, as well as training graduate students and researchers.

R.S.V.P. to Judy Schumaker by January 22, 2013 at
(765) 494-7987 or jschumkr@purdue.edu

Hosted by: Purdue West Coast Partnership Center;
Purdue alumni and members of the Capital Club,
Dr. Lynne Harrington Brown and Dr. Vern C. Vanderbilt III

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