Women's Health 2013: The 21st Annual Congress March 22-24, 2013 Washington, DC

Women's Health 2014: The 22nd Annual Congress

April 4-6, 2014
Grand Hyatt • Washington, DC

PROGRAM 2014

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
(Conference Theatre)

THURSDAY, April 3rd

2:30-5:00pm   What's the Difference? Sex & Gender Influences on Women's Health

Session presented by the NIH, Office of Research on Women's Health

 

2:30   Welcome/Introductions - Janine A. Clayton, MD, Associate Director for Research on Women's Health, Director, Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), NIH


Panel 1
2:40 - 3:50   Moderator: Claudette E. Brooks, MD, Medical Officer, ORWH

Developmental Trajectories: Effects of Sex/Gender Related to Hormones and Experiences on Mental and Physical Wellness
Neill Epperson, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Director, Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) on Sex Differences

Sex/Gender Influences on Vascular Function and Cognition
Virginia Miller, PhD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester Minnesota, Director, SCOR

Sex/Gender Influences on Cardiovascular Disease
Jacques Rossouw, MD
Chief, Women's Health Initiative Branch, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

Panel 2
4:00 - 4:30   Sex and Gender Influences and Considerations in Drugs and Devices
(FDA Panel Presentation)

Moderator: Joan D. Nagel, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, ORWH

Pamela Scott, PhD
Director, Research and Development, Office of Women's Health,
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Kathryn O'Callaghan, BS.E
Senior Science Health Advisor, Office of the Director,
FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health

 

4:45   Closing Remarks - Janine A. Clayton, MD, Associate Director for Research on Women's Health, Director, ORWH, NIH

 

5:00 - 8:00   CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
(Constitution Foyer)

 

 

PLENARY SESSION (Independence Ballroom)

FRIDAY, April 4th

6:15am   Yoga - embrace the day

 

7:00am   REGISTRATION (Independence Foyer) & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (Independence Ballroom)

 

7:45am   Welcome Opening Remarks

 

8:00am   News You Can Use: Recent Studies That Have Changed My Practice

Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

8:45am   Persistent Vaginitis: Practical Approaches to Care

Jeanne Marazzo, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington

 

9:30am   Controversies in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Joel Finkelstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Bone Density Center
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

10:15am   Networking Break, Exhibit Hall
(Constitution Ballroom)

 

10:45am   Hypertension across a Women's Lifespan: Clinical Pearls

Karol Watson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center
University of California, Los Angeles

 

11:15am   Update on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

John Nestler, MD
Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

 

12:00pm   Luncheon Presentation

Fibroids: New Options in Medical & Surgical Management

Linda Bradley, MD
Professor of Surgery & Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic

 

1:30pm   Vivian Pinn Women's Health Research Keynote

Breast Cancer Screening: Benefits and Harms

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Director, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
University of California, San Francisco

 

2:15pm   Menopause Management: Where Are We Now?

Jan Shifren, MD
Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Menopause Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

3:00pm   Networking Break, Exhibit Hall
(Constitution Ballroom)

 

3:30pm   Management of STIs: Challenges in Practice

Alison Marshall, RN, MSN, FNP
Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Center of New England
Massachusetts Department of Health

 

4:15pm   Preventing Unintended Pregnancy: Old Misconceptions, New Data

Jeffrey Peipert, MD, MPH, MHA
Robert J. Terry Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington University School of Medicine

 

5:45pm   A Life Course Approach: Health Across the Lifespan

Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH
Associate Administrator
Maternal and Child Health
Health Resources and Services Administration

This session supported by W.K. Kellogg Foundation

 

6:45pm    ACADEMY OF WOMEN'S HEALTH MEMBERS-ONLY RECEPTION (Franklin Square)

 

 

SATURDAY, April 5th

6:15am   Yoga - embrace the day

 

7:00am   REGISTRATION (Independence Foyer) & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (Independence Ballroom)

 

8:00am   The Health Consequences of Smoking: 50 Years of Progress for Women?

Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH
Rear Admiral, Acting U.S. Surgeon General, USPHS

 

8:30am   Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: What Now, What Next?

Christine Isaacs, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

 

9:15am   Psychiatric Issues in Women: Beyond Depression

Heidi Combs, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington

 

10:00am   Networking Break, Exhibit Hall
(Constitution Ballroom)

 

10:30am   Management of Urinary Tract Infections: Show Me the Evidence

Thomas Hooton, MD
Associate Dean & Director, Institute for Women's Health
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

 

11:15am   Paps & Pelvics: Where Do We Stand?

Michael Policar, MD, MPH
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
UCSF School of Medicine
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
University of California, San Francisco

 

12:15pm   Luncheon Presentation

Sexual Health: Do Ask, Do Tell

Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

1:45pm   The Trudy Bush Lecture

New Insights in Sex Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease

Virginia Miller, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Surgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

 

2:30pm   Fibromyalgia: Where Do I Begin?

Lenore Buckley, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine

 

3:15pm   Networking Break, Exhibit Hall
(Constitution Ballroom)

 

3:45pm   A New Look at Incontinence Evaluation and Management

Catherine Matthews, MD
Chief of Urogynecology
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

4:30pm   Sexual Violence: What the Clinician Needs to Know

Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

5:15pm   Congress Awards and Poster Reception: Constitution Ballroom

Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary Leadership in Women's Health
Virginia Miller, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Surgery
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Journal of Women's Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women's Health Research
Laura Esserman, MD, MBA
Professor of Surgery and Radiology
Director, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
University of California, San Francisco

 

Past Congress awards
2013 award winners
Read about the 2012 award winners

SUNDAY, April 6th

6:15am   Yoga - embrace the day

 

7:00am   Breakfast Symposium

A New Treatment Option for Post-menopausal Women with a Uterus *Non-CME

David F. Archer, MD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Supported in part by Pfizer

8:30am   GI Issues in Women

Patrick Young, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

 

9:15am   Cornerstones of Reproductive Health Care

In collaboration with the US Department of Health & Human Services

Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use: Update

Michael Policar, MD, MPH
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
UCSF School of Medicine
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
University of California, San Francisco

Family Planning & Preconception Care: Best Practice Guidelines

Susan Moskosky, MS, RNC
Deputy Director, Office of Population Affairs
US Department of Health & Human Services

 

10:15am   Women's Health & Sex Differences Research Scientific Poster Awards followed Networking Break, Exhibit Hall (Constitution Ballroom)

 

10:45am   Special Session on Dermatology in Women's Health

Dermatologic Care of Women: Choosing & Using Topical Steroids

Julia Nunley, MD
Professor of Dermatology, Program Director, Dermatology
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

 

11:30am   Vulvovaginal Dermatology

Michael Policar, MD, MPH
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
UCSF School of Medicine
Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
University of California, San Francisco

 

12:15pm   Adjourn

 

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