7th Annual VCU Women’s Health Research Day
Thursday, April 28, 2011
1:00 to 4:30 pm
Medical Sciences Building, MCV Campus
Emerging Areas of Focus in Women’s Health Research
A celebration and promotion of research activities in Women’s Health at VCU, the event is hosted by the Institute for Women’s Health. A plenary session of faculty presenters including Kimberly Jefferson, PhD (Microbiology and Immunology), Dace Svikis, PhD, (AWHARE), Susan Lanni, MD, (OB/GYN) and Ed Acevedo, PhD (Health and Human performance) will focus on emerging areas of focus in women’s health research at VCU. The plenary will address current research in vaginal microbiome, telemedicine and women’s health, caffeine and women, stress and cardio-respiratory responses in women.
At the Women’s Health Research Awards Ceremony, we will present awards for best posters in basic, clinical and social behavioral science, the Elizabeth Fries Young Investigator Award for best overall poster by a junior investigator and a Building Interdisciplinary Bridges in Women’s Health Research Award to the poster that best demonstrates interdisciplinary investigator collaboration in women’s health.
A poster session and reception will begin at 3:15 pm
All VCU faculty, residents, students, staff, and community members with an interest in innovative research in women’s health are welcome and encouraged to attend. Come and meet colleagues and potential collaborators.
2011 Women’s Health Research Day Co-Chairs are:
Laura Siminoff, PhD, Professor & Chair, Social and Behavioral Health
Edmund Acevedo, PhD, Professor & Chair, Dept of Health and Human Performance
Location: Medical Sciences Building on the MCV Campus.
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