InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health Sex & Gender Research Conference

Jeanne Le Ber
Emeritus Faculty


The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health are co-sponsoring a half-day conference focused on sex and gender differences research and women’s health. The intent of the conference is to raise the visibility of University of Utah researchers who are considering sex and gender differences in their research. Join us Wednesday, September 3 from Noon until 4:30 p.m. in the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics (EIHG) Auditorium and Atrium.

As part of this event, the Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lecturer is Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Interim Under Secretary for Health Veterans Health Administration Department of Veterans Affairs.

There are two panels, one before and one after Dr. Clancy’s talk. The first panel addresses Resources Available to Researchers and features Kathleen Digre, Rachel Hess, John Langell, Tom Parks and Michael Varner. The second panel addresses Incorporating Sex & Gender into the Research Process and features David Perrin, Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, Janet Shaw, Sara Simonsen and Louisa Stark.

A poster session with light lunch takes place at Noon-1:00 in the Lobby. The 13 poster authors will be available to talk about their project and the process of considering sex and gender in the research process.

Visit the InfoFair 2014 website for details about presenters and the program schedule.