Y Does X Make a Difference?

WHAT:  The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) Dallas National Advisory Board will host “Y does X Make a Difference?,” an educational event on women’s health and gender differences.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 23)

WHERE: Dallas Country Club, 4155 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas          

EVENT:  The event will feature “Public Perception of Gender,” by TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D.; “Hormones and Contraceptives,” by internist Janet Tornelli-Mitchell, M.D., and “Nutrition and Weight Gain,” by LWBIWH Chief Scientific Officer Marjorie Jenkins, M.D.

Dallas National Advisory Board members are: Lana Andrews, Debbie Francis, Cheryl Kinney, M.D., Jan Rees-Jones, Diane Scovell, Betsy Sowell, Diana Strauss, Jeanne Tower Cox, Lee Ann White and Donna Williams.

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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