Programs and Events - 2018
Gendered Innovations - Under the Microscope
September 13, 2018
As women's participation in STEM has grown, so has our awareness of the importance of sex and gender variables in experimental design and technological innovation. Learn more
Women, Alzheimer Disease and Caregiving – a panel discussion
Thursday, July 19th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Hosted at MATTER
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1230
Chicago, IL 60654
The attached flyer lists the panel members. Neelum Aggarwal is the moderator. As you know, Neelum specializes in working with patients with neurological disorders including Alzheimer’s. I know this is a program you won’t want to miss. And fellow Advisory Board Member, Anitha Rao is also on the panel. All of the details are attached.
Registration is open. Click PDF below to learn more
Rush Heart Center for Women
July 6, 2018
Because women can have different kinds of heart disease and experience heart and vascular disease differently than men — including having some unique risk factors and symptoms — they need heart care designed just for them. Learn more
2 Ways to Spark Change in Minority Patients and Prevent Diabetes
June 18, 2018
Arogya World was awarded pro-bono support through the Taproot Foundation to help us reach our goal of improving the health of one million by 2020. A program is being created to improve and expand marketing and communications tools in order to broaden our giving footprint in the US. If anyone is interested in providing their opinions in a 20-30 minute interview about how to improve Arogya World's digital presence, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 8th annual Diversity, Inclusion, & Health Equity Symposium: Leading Symposium Discussing Equity in the Health Sector
The 8th annual Diversity, Inclusion, & Health Equity Symposium is a leading annual, collaborative event focusing on health equity and health disparities in the U.S. The symposium brings together leading healthcare professionals, executives, physicians, patient groups, patients, researchers, academics, clinical trial professionals, and diversity and inclusion advocates to discuss health equity in the life sciences and the health sectors.
HHS/Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion:
Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators Gallery.
The LHIs are high-priority health issues in the United States that serve as measures of the Nation's health. Each month HealthyPeople.gov displays 1 or more info graphics to visually communicate the existing health disparities for the featured LHI.
The AMA is partnering with the suburban Chicago-based Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology—a nonprofit focused on enhancing the role nutrition and lifestyle changes play in health care—to provide physicians with a new, three-hour online nutrition course for clinicians.
When: Thursday, January 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CST
Where: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
300 E Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601
Contact: WIB-Chicago, Chicago@WomenInBio.org
CBC invites new applications for the Accelerator and Catalyst Award programs.
CBC ACCELERATOR AWARD PROGRAM:
Milestone-driven award program ($100,000 for 1st year) focused on translational research toward therapeutics or associated biomarkers and diagnostics. Spring 2018 round submissions open January 8, 2018 and close January 12, 2018. Learn more