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UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium

October 20, 2022 @ 6:45 am - 10:30 am

From UW-Madison Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology:

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to invite you to attend the Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium on October 20, 2022.

This Symposium is an annual meeting that connects healthcare professionals, population health experts and community advocates dedicated to advancing health equity. The presentations and poster sessions highlight research addressing persistent gender, racial, and other disparities.

2022 Keynote Speaker:

Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD is University Professor of Medical Humanities at The George Washington University. She is the first woman and African American to hold this prestigious, endowed faculty position. She is also Professor of Health Policy in the Milken Institute School of Public Health and Professor of American Studies in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Gamble is Adjunct Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Throughout her career she has worked to promote equity and justice in medicine and public health. A physician, scholar, and activist, Dr. Gamble is an internationally recognized expert on the history of American medicine, racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, public health ethics, and bioethics.

2022 Presentations:

Bikki Tran Smith, PhD, MA

Health Disparities Research Scholars Program Fellow

Learn more about the HDRS program

Kara Hoppe, DO, MS

Associate Professor (CHS)
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Tia Murray, BS, CLC, CD(DONA)

Ph.D. Student in Human Ecology: Human Development and Family Studies at the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology

Founder & CEO of Harambee Village Doulas

Executive Director, Harambee Birth & Family Center (HBFC)

New in 2022:  

7:05am-7:30am:  Brief & Brilliant Talks

Five researchers will each present a 3-minute talk to share bite-sized bits of science that showcase the essence of their research.

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October 20, 2022
6:45 am - 10:30 am
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