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Early Career Development Program for Women
February 2, 8am-5pm (inclement weather back-up date: February 6)
Change Style Indicator and Managing your Career
Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

Career Development for Women Leaders Program
February 9, 8am-5pm (Inclement weather back-up date: February 16)
Being Heard at the Leadership Table and Beyond
Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

Go Red: Women’s Health Research Symposium
Honoring Dr. Bridget Brosnihan’ s Contributions to Women’s Health
Presented by: 
Hypertension & Vascular Research; Cardiovascular Sciences Center and OWIMS
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017- Lunch: 11:30 – 1 pm  \  Presentations: 1 – 5 pm
Nutrition Building, G Floor, Commons
Please RSVP by Feb. 8 to

  • Lisa Cassis, PhD, Research at University of Kentucky, Both Women & Men Matter
    Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences; Co-director, Division of Nutritional Sciences Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Kathryn Sandberg, PhD, High Blood Pressure: What's Sex Got To Do With it?
    Director, Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging & Disease; Professor, Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Medicine; PhD Program Director, Physiology & Biophysics at Georgetown University
  • Lauren Anton, PhD, Preterm Birth and Cervical Remodeling: Elucidating the Effect of the Microbiome
    Senior Research Investigator, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Liomar Neves, PhD, Examining Drug Candidates for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Ups and Downs of Multiple Animal Models
    Senior Scientist, CorDynamics, Inc.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to Everyone
Cognitive decline and cognitive impairment in older women: risk factors and interventions
February 21, 11:30-1pm
Mark Espeland, PhD, Professor of PHS-Biostatistical Sciences
Registration required by February 17 at

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline, and Pathways to Leadership
March 23, 11:30-1pm
Carol Shively, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Comparative Medicine and Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Registration required by March 21 at

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
Featuring Keynote speaker: Jill Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program and Charles Carlson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. & Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
And Plenary speaker:
Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
Learn more about the Call for Abstracts (deadline is December 16), the featured speakers and to register at:

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