Intimate Partner Violence
April 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Dr, Judy C. Chang, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburg will present Intimate Partner Violence:  Driving Forward Toward Solutions

Thursday, April 23, 2015
1:00 pm - 2 pm.

Hughes Auditorium
Lurie Medical Research Building
303 E Superior Street, 1st floor

Free and Open to the Public


Annual Women's Cardiovascular Symposium
May 1, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:40pm

This community symposium will enable the participants to interact with top cardiology expers, enjoy a healthy cooking demonstration and more.  Presented by the Program for Women's Cardiovascular Heatlh at Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm Cardiovascualr Institute.

Friday, May 1, 2015
1:00-4:30 pm

Northwestern Memorial Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior St., Third Floor Conference Room

Registration Fee:   $25 per person included lectures, materials, refreshments, and discounted parking.  Register with a friend and receive a discount, $40 for two.

To register:  Call 312-926-8400 or visit

National Women's Health Week Celebration
May 12, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Prentice Women's Hospital, 250 E. Superior St.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 9:00am-3:00pm, Prentice Women's Hospital, 3rd Floor
(250 E. Superior Street, Chicago)

 The Women’s Health Research Institute at Northwestern University annually hosts a special event to celebrate National Women’s Health Week during the month of May. This annual conference and expo features a keynote international speaker on a women’s health issue, panel discussions led by experts in women’s health, exhibits on health services and community resources for women, and scientific posters on the latest research projects in women’s health. Last year over 300 women attended, and this year our expanded event should draw 400-500 community and professional women with the help of our sponsors: Whole Foods, Sprint, Corner Bakery, and Fifth Third Bank!     The WHRI is teaming up with Northwestern Medicine’s clinical partners in Dermatology, Rheumatology, Pelvic Health,  Neurology Center, GI Behavioral Health. Infectious Disease, Cardiology and Mental Health to present a program that has offerings for researchers, clinicians and community women.

Event Schedule

9:00-10:00am           Registration, view posters and exhibits  (ATTEND ALL OR PART OF THE DAY, Register below)

10:00am                    Welcome, Teresa Woodruff, PhD, WHRI Director

Morning Panel Session 10:15-11:45am

 10:15        Neurology, Dr. Elizabeth Gerard

10:35         Cardiology, Dr. Marla Mendelson

10:55         Dermatology, Dr. Bethanee Schlosser

11:15        Rheumatology, Dr. Christine Hsieh & Dr. Monique Hinchcliff

11:35        Q&A with all panelists


11:45-12:30pm        Lunch, Visit Posters and  Exhibit Tables

 12:30-1:30pm         KEYNOTE:  "Ménage à trois: control of autoimmune diseases by genes, sex, and microbes," Jayne Danska, PhD, Professor, University of Toronto, Departments of Immuniology and Medical Biophysics, Senior Scientist of Genetics and Genome Biology


Afternoon Panel Session 1:30-3:00pm

 1:30             Pelvic Health, Dr. Kimberly Kenton and Dr. Maggie Meuller

 1:50             Gastroenterology, Dr. Laurie Keefer

 2:10             Infectious Disease Dr. Sarah Sutton

 2:30             Mental Health, Dr. Emily Miller

 2:50             Q&A with all panelists

 Register to Attend

Submit a Women's Health Poster Abstract

Sponsor or Service Exhibitor

This event is sponsored by: