Women’s Health Symposium

Sponsors: Discovery Park and Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

Oct 4-5, 2017

October 4, 2017

Fowler Hall

8:00 pm Community Lecture: Addressing Health Challenges: Together Our Impact Is Greater
Judith Monroe, MD, FAAFP, President and CEO, CDC Foundation
Judith Monroe

October 5, 2017

Symposium on Women’s Health Research
Purdue Memorial Union, West Faculty Lounge

9:00 a.m. Welcome and WGHI Update
Connie Weaver, PhD, Director of the Women’s Global Health Institute, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University
Connie Weaver
9:30 a.m. Women’s Health Implications for Family and Community in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lee Ann De Reus, PhD, Co-founder, Panzi Foundation USA; Executive Director, Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project, Washington, DC
Lee Ann De Reus
10:15 a.m. High-throughput Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells
Cagri Savran, PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, by courtesy in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University
Cagri Savran
11:00 a.m. Impact of Sex in Space
Saralyn Mark, MD, President of iGIANT and SolaMed Solutions, LLC, Former Senior Medical/Policy Advisor, White House OSTP and NASA, Associate Professor adjunct at Yale School of Medicine, Senior Lecturer at Kings College London
Saralyn Mark
11:45 a.m. Sex and Racial Differences in Cardiovascular and Bone Health
Connie Weaver, PhD, Director of the Women’s Global Health Institute, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University
Connie Weaver

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