OWIMS Weekly Links & News - December 26-January 6
EXTENDED to January 6: The Office of Women
in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) is seeking
Abstract submissions for Women’s Health and Sex
Differences Research Day. The title of the event is “The
Gender Gap: Pain & Addiction” and it will be held on April 6th,
2017, at the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education. Abstracts are due by January 6, 2017.
All faculty, staff, students (medical,
graduate, PA, and other), medical residents
and post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts (new or recycled)
for consideration for oral or poster presentation. While
all women’s health and sex differences abstracts are encouraged, special
consideration will be given for submissions with specific focus on pain or
addiction. The top 5 Abstracts will be selected for a 5 minute
oral presentation during the afternoon between 2-2:30pm on April 6th. Prizes
will be awarded for the top oral presentation, top student poster and top
resident/post-doctoral student poster (faculty and staff submissions not
eligible for prizes). For more information or to submit your abstract, email email@example.com.
poster guidelines and to learn more about the conference visit: www.wakehealth.edu/owims/whrd/.
Women faculty Promotions, Tenure & Achievements 2015-2016
On November 30, 2016, at the 11th annual Women's Achievement and
Mentoring Award Social women faculty came together to honor their
achievements and the OWIMS 2016 Mentor of the year recipient, Dr. Dwayne Godwin.
Download the Spring 2017 OWIMS Seminar Series Flier
Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD,
PA, Graduate and other)
by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Maya Angelou Center for Health
Happened and What Happens
Next: Race, Gender, and Making America Great Again
27, 12:00-1:30pm. Lunch provided to the first 100 who
Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair, Executive Director Pro
Humanitate Institute, Founding Director Anna Julia Cooper Center, WFU; TV Host,
Public Figure, Author
Event takes place on main Medical Center Campus. Or attend via Lync Online meeting.
Registration required by January 20 at https://redcap.wakehealth.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=JEK884MJFF. Calendar
invitation with complete event details to be provided after registration.
Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs,
& Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
April 6, 8:00 am-3:00pm
The Gender Gap: Pain and Addiction
Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and
Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program
And Plenary speaker: Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor
of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
more about the Call for Abstracts (deadline extended to January 6), the
featured speakers and to register at: www.wakehealth.edu/owims/whrd/.
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Women’s March on
Washington: On Saturday, January 21, women (and
the others who support them) will gather in Washington DC to march from the
Lincoln Memorial to the White House.
Official Winston bus site / Church group bus
now open - L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program awards five post‐doctoral women scientists annually with grants of $60,000 each. Applicants are
selected from a variety of fields, including the life and physical/material
sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and
mathematics. Applications due by February 3, 2017.
Learn more at www.lorealusa.com/forwomeninscience.
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