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Female High School Students Invited to Apply for Perry Initiative Project: The Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, in conjunction with the Office of Women in Medicine and Science and Office of Faculty Development, are hosting a Perry Initiative event on February 18, 2017 at Biotech Place. This hands-on program is designed to promote interest in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and biomedical engineering for high school women, and a link to the short application is provided below.  Please pass along to colleagues who may have daughters in high school with an interest in this program. Application deadline is 1/18/17.

Call for information: Women's Health and/or Sex Differences Research at WFBMC: One of our goals in OWIMS is to foster women's health research by enabling researchers at the institution with women's health and/or Sex Differences interests to connect with one another and by promoting the development of new, translational research collaborations and teams. 
Faculty investigators, please follow the link to complete the short questionnaire, if you have women’s health and/or sex differences research interests:  


Download the Spring 2017 OWIMS Seminar Series Flier

Early Career Development Program for Women
January 23, 8am-5pm (inclement weather back-up date: January 26)
Imposter Syndrome (Mental Models) and StrengthsFinder
Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity What
Happened and What Happens Next: Race, Gender, and Making America Great Again
January 27, 12:00-1:30pm.  Lunch provided to the first 200 who register.
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  Calendar invitation with complete event details to be provided after registration.

View all OWIMS Events

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