2019 Women’s Health & Health Equity Research Symposium a great success

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On October 3, 2019, the UW Department of Ob-Gyn hosted the Women’s Health & Health Equity Research Lecture and Symposium at the Health Sciences Learning Center – with 32 posters and a standing-room-only lecture hall, the event was a tremendous success.

Tiffany Green, PhD, soon to be of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive and Population Health, delivered the keynote “Saving Black Mothers and Babies: What do the Data tell us?”. Watch the lecture here if you weren’t able to attend in person.

Heidi Brown, MD, of the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery presented “Are we reaching beyond the worried well? Using a population-based health survey to inform dissemination strategies for health prevention and promotion.”

Health Disparities Research Scholar Xing Sherry Zhang, PhD presented “Examining Health Through Race, Gender and Class.”

We’re also very proud to announce the two Symposium poster winners!

Basic and Pre-Clinical Research Poster AwardKristal Gant, for the poster “Developing a 3D Culture System to Recapitulate the Ovarian Tumor Microenvironment (TME)”

Clinical and Translational Research Poster AwardMireya Taboada and Erin Curtis Nacev for the poster “Health professionals’ perceived barriers and practices regarding implementation of preconception care”

Congratulations to all who made this such an amazing event!