25TH ANNIVERSARY
CONGRESS ON WOMEN’S HEALTH
April 28-30, 2017

 

THURSDAY, April 27th

2:30-5:00pm

Pre-Congress Workshop presented by:
National Institutes of Health – Office of Research on Women’s Health
U.S. Food & Drug Administration – Office of Women’s Health

Working Together to Address Women's Health in Research and Drug Development: Challenges and Opportunities

Click Here to View the Pre-Conference Agenda

8:00-10:00pm     

Forum:  Priorities in Women’s Health for the Trump Presidency: Influence the Agenda

Moderator:
Donnica Moore, MD
TV Medical Correspondent (ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX)

Presenter:
B. Rick Mayes, PhD
Professor, Political Science and Health Policy
University of Richmond
 
Panelists:
Vivian Pinn, MD
Senior Scientist Emerita
Fogarty International Center, NIH
Former Director, NIH Office of Research on Women's Health

Susan Wood, PhD
Director of the Jacobs Institute for Women's Health
Associate Professor of Health Policy at George Washington University

Linda Goler Blount
President and CEO of Black Women's Health Imperative

Cindy Pearson
Executive Director, National Women's Health Network

Elena Rios, MD, MSPH
President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

Saralyn Mark, MD
President-iGIANT & SolaMed Solutions, LLC
Former Senior Medical/Policy Advisor-White House Office of Science and Technology Policy  & HHS Office on Women's Health

FRIDAY, April 28th 

6:15am                

Yoga: Embrace the day

7:00am

REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

7:45am 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Congress Chair
Executive Director, VCU Institute for Women’s Health
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Women’s Health
President, Academy of Women’s Health

8:00am

Trudy Bush Lecture: New Management of the Menopause

Cynthia Stuenkel, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Past President, North American Menopause Society
Chair, The Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline on Menopause

8:45am  

Musculoskeletal Disease: Women Are Not Little Men

Mary O’Connor, MD
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Care
Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Yale School of Medicine

9:30am        

Bariatric Surgery in Women: Evaluation and Outcomes

Lori Sweeney, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

10:15am       

Posters (CME); Networking Break; Exhibit Hall

10:45am       

Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls: Even in Your Community

Suzanne Harrison, MD
Professor of Family Medicine & Rural Health
Florida State University College of Medicine
Co-Chair, Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans
AMWA President

11:30am       

Keynote: The Clinician of the Future: Robot, Alien, or Human?

Stephen Klasko MD, MBA
President and CEO
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

12:15pm      

25th ANNIVERSARY GALA LUNCHEON
CELEBRATION AND AWARDS
Master of Ceremonies: Susan Kornstein, MD
                                         Conference Chair
                                         Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Women’s Health
                                         President, Academy of Women’s Health

The Journal of Women’s Health Award for Outstanding Achievement in Women’s Health Research
Teresa Woodruff, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
 
The Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary Leadership in Women’s Health
Patricia Hayes, PhD
Veterans Health Administration

1:30pm        

Somatization, Anxiety, and Depression in Women (SAD Triad): Treatment Options

Kurt Kroenke, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Research Scientist, Regenstrief Institute and Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development

2:15pm         

Diabetes 2017: More Choices for Better Health

Diana McNeill, MD
Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine

3:00pm         

Posters (CME); Networking Break; Exhibit Hall

3:30pm        

Emerging Trends in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Nelson Watts, MD, FACP, MACE, CCD
Director, of Mercy Health Osteoporosis and Bone Health Services
Past President, American College of Endocrinology
Past President, International Society of Clinical Densitometry

4:15pm        

Her Family History: What You Need to Know and Why it Matters

Diane Seibert, PhD, ARNP, FAANP, FAAN
Professor and Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing
Uniformed Services University

5:00pm

Women's Careers in Biomedical Sciences: Reducing Barriers and Transforming Culture

Moderator:
Alyssa F. Westring, PhD
Associate Professor of Management
Driehaus College of Business
DePaul University

Panelists:
Amparo Villablanca, MD
Professor and Lazda Endowed Chair, Women's Cardiovascular Medicine
Director and Founder, UC Davis Women's Cardiovascular Medicine Program
Director, Women in Medicine and Health Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis Health

Phyllis L. Carr, MD, FACP
Women's Health Associates
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Deborah Helitzer, ScD
Dean and Professor
College of Population Health
Health Sciences Center
University of New Mexico

6:00pm         

POSTER SESSION

   

SATURDAY, April 29th

6:15am          

Yoga: Embrace the Day

6:30am          

REGISTRATION 

7:00am          

BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM

An Update on Hormonal Contraception and The Changing U.S. Population  *NON-CME
This session is supported by Agile Therapeutics 

Anita L. Nelson, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

8:30am          

Coronary Artery Disease: Nuances Matter

Phoebe A. Ashley, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
Pauley Heart Center
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

9:15am

Epilepsy in Pregnancy and Beyond

Jacqueline French, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director of Clinical Trials, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
New York University Langone Medical Center
Chief Medical Officer, National Epilepsy Foundation
Past President, American Epilepsy Society

10:00am       

Posters (CME); Networking Break; Exhibit Hall

10:30am 

      

Women Veterans: Meeting Their Special Needs

Patricia M. Hayes, PhD
Chief Consultant, Women Veterans Health
Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs

11:15am       

       

To Do or Not To Do the Annual Pelvic Examination: A Debate

Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Chief, Women's Health
Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Kathleen McIntyre-Seltman, MD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Division of Gynecologic Specialties
University of Pittsburgh

12:00pm

LUNCHEON PRESENTATION

A Cultural Shift in the Acceptance of Breastfeeding:
Expanding Community Supports for Mothers & Fathers at Home and in the Workplace
Supported by W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Additional support provided by an independent educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition

Moderator:
Vijaya Hogan, PhD
Facilitator, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Panelists:
Kimarie Bugg, MSN, MPH
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE)

David Bell, MD
Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian
Promundo, Board Member

Jessica Lee, ESQ
UC Hastings College of Law

1:30pm         

Vivian Pinn Women's Health Research Keynote
Oncofertility: From Bench to Babies

Teresa Woodruff, PhD
Thomas J. Watkins Memorial Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chief, Division of Reproductive Science in Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Past President, The Endocrine Society

2:15pm        

       

Best Practices in Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health

Patricia Robertson, MD
Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

3:00pm

Posters (CME); Networking Break; Exhibit Hall

3:30pm        

Cosmetic Concerns and Therapeutic Considerations: Multiple Choice!

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD
Medical Director, Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Georgetown University Medical Center and George Washington University Hospital

4:15pm        

Retail Medicine and Women’s Health

Tine Hansen-Turton, JD, MPA FAAN
President and Chief Executive Officer, Woods Services
Executive Director, Convenient Care Association

5:00pm

Award Presentation

Academy of Women's Health Award for Leadership in Medical Education
Barbara Ross-Lee, DO
Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs

New York Institute of Technology
Founding Dean, NYITCOM at A-State

5:15pm

Addressing Insomnia: Focus on the Wake-Sleep System   *NON-CME
This session is supported by Merck

Denise Troy Curry, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Sleep Medicine and Psychiatry

   

SUNDAY, April 30th

6:15am

Yoga: Embrace the Day

7:00am        

BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM

Resistance in Vulvovaginal Candidiasis (VVC) – A Growing Problem  *NON-CME
This session is supported by Monistat

Mark Martens, MD, FACOG
Chairman, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Clinical Professor and Vice Chair
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine                          

8:30am        

Obesity in Women: Exploring Ethnic and Racial Disparities

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FTOS
Obesity Medicine Physician
MGH Weight Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

9:15am        

Breast Cancer Update: Too Many Mastectomies?

Stephanie Akbari, MD, FACS
Director, Applied Surgical Technology
Breast Surgical Oncologist
Inova Medical Group

10:00am

Posters (CME); Networking Break; Exhibit Hall

10:30am      

LARC: Top Tier Contraceptive Options
This session is supported by an independent educational grant from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals

Paula J. Adams Hillard, MD
Professor, Department of  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Chair for Medical Student Education
Stanford University School of Medicine
Past President, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

 11:15am      

      

Pain Management: The Opioid Epidemic

Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, FASAM
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry
Associate Director of Addiction Medicine 
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

12:00pm

Zika Virus: What You & Your Patients Need to Know

Diana Ramos, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology
USC School of Medicine

12:45pm Adjourn