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Friday, July 16, 2010

Barbara Jordan Conference Center
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G Street, NW
Washington, DC

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9:00am Welcoming Remarks

Phyllis Greenberger, MSW
President and CEO, Society for Women's Health Research
9:05am Video Presentation
20 Years Advancing a New Science: Sex Based Biology and Women's Health
9:20am PAIN AND THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Differences or Disparities: The Unequal Burden and Unheard Voices of Women Living with Pain
Carmen R. Green, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology Associate Professor, Health Management & Policy, University of Michigan

The X-tra Burden of Arthritis for Women: Troubling Truths
Mary O'Connor, MD
Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic
10:10am Break
10:20am THE BRAIN

The Epidemiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Does Sex Matter?
Kathryn M. Magruder, MPH, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina

Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Disease
Cerise Elliott, PhD
Research Program Analyst, Dementias of Aging Branch, Division of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health
11:10am THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Why Do Women Respond Differently to Influenza?
Sabra Klein, PhD
Assistant Professor, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Sex Differences in Autoimmune Disease
Rhonda Voskuhl, MD
Professor, Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles
12:00pm Lunch (provided)

HYPOACTIVE SEXUAL DESIRE DISORDER

Female Sexuality: From Function to Dysfunction
Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD
Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Professor, Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
1:00pm CARDIO/CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE, AND THERAPEUTICS

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease in Women - We've Come a Long Way Baby but We're Not There Yet
Virginia Miller, PhD
Professor, Surgery and Physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Sex Matters in Stroke
Patricia Hurn, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Statins and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Samia Mora, MD, MHS
Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical
2:15pm Break
2:25pm OBESITY & COMORBIDITIES

The Relationship between Obesity and Mental Health
Marsha Marcus, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

How Does Diabetes Eradicate the Female Advantage with Regard to Cardiovascular Disease?
Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD
Professor and Division Chief of Epidemiology, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
3:15pm Refreshments and "Speaker Meet-and-Greet"

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What a Difference an X Makes: The State of Women's Health Research is sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research with funding from AstraZeneca, Edwards Lifesciences and Boehringer Ingelheim

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