Sex, Gender and Women’s Health Across the Lifespan – Virtual Symposium May 14, 2020

Bryan Hull

Bryan Hull
Program Manager, Digital Publishing

Sex, Gender and Women’s Health Across the Lifespan
Virtual Symposium
May 14, 2020
1:00 – 5:00pm

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About the Symposium

In the “OneU” spirit this symposium will highlight work being done across the University of Utah campus on issues of sex, gender, sexuality and women’s health. Presented by the Center
of Excellence in Women’s Health and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.



1:00-1:15pm: Welcome and Announcements

1:15-1:45pm: The Status of Women in Utah: Education, Leadership and Well-Being
Susan Madsen, PhD: Professor of Leadership & Ethics, Woodbury School of Business, Utah Valley University

1:45-2:30pm: K12 Scholar Presentations: WRHR (Womens’s Reproductive Health Research) and BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health)
Nathan Blue, MD: Exploring Genetic Variation in Normal and Diseased Human Placentas
Marcela Smid,MD: Progesterone, Post-partum Women & Preventing Methamphetamine Use: Applying Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s FavoriteMedicine to Perinatal Substance Abuse
Leah Owen, MD: Modeling Protection through Preeclampsia
Laura Pace, MD, PhD: The Role of Gender in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Complex Disorders

2:35-3:05pm: New Thinking on Sex, Gender, Transgender and Non-Binary Identities
Lisa Diamond, PhD, Professor, Gender Studies & Psychology, University of Utah

3:05-3:25pm: Data Blitz – presentations TBA

3:30-4:00pm: Witnessing Gender-Based Violence Across Borders
Annie I. Fukushima, PhD, School of Cultural & Social Transformation, Div. of Ethnic Studies, University of Utah

4:00-5:00pm: OB/GYN Grand Rounds Presentation. Evidence-Based Clinical Care for Midlife Women: What do Research and Clinical Guidelines Tell Us?
Marjorie R Jenkins, MD MEdHP FACP, Dean, UofSC School of Medicine Greenville, Chief Academic Officer, Prisma Health Upstate


DISCLOSURE: Neither the speaker(s), planner(s), nor anyone in control of content for this educational activity have any financial relationship with commercial products or services discussed today.AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All attendees are encouraged to use the CME system to claim their attendance. Physicians will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™; all other professions will be awarded attendance at a CME event credit that they may use for their re‐credentialing purposes. All users will be able to print or save certificates. For questions regarding the CME system, please contact the UUCME Office. For questions regarding re‐credentialing process or requirements, please contact your re-credentialing organization.

ACCREDITATION: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NONDISCRIMINATION AND DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: The University of Utah does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran’s status, religion, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation in admission to or participation in its programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request, with reasonable notice. Requests for accommodations or inquiries or complaints about University nondiscrimination and disability/access policies may be directed to the Director, OEO/AA, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 201 S President’s Circle, RM 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, 801-581-8365 (Voice/TTY), 801-585-5746 (Fax).