Gender-Specific Medicine &$1Women's Health Symposium
WHAT: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) and the Office of Executive Vice President, Provost and School of Medicine Dean Steven L. Berk, M.D., will host the Gender-Specific Medicine & Women’s Health Symposium.
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 14)
WHERE: TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 4th St., rooms 150 and 110.
EVENT: The event will highlight research and education in the areas of women’s health and sex and gender differences. In addition to presentations from TTUHSC faculty, participants will have the opportunity to attend skill-building workshops in utilization of public databases to achieve publication, integration of sex and gender into research and integration of sex and gender evidence into established curricula.
Because differences matter, the LWBIWH improves the lives of women and girls through
research supporting scientific discoveries unique to women’s health and gender differences,
education advancing the knowledge of health care professionals through evidence-based
resources and outreach connecting with communities for healthier lives. For more information
about the LWBIWH, call (806) 356-4617 or visit www.laurabushinstitute.org.
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