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Past Events

May 8, 2012

JoAnn Tschanz, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Utah State University

  • Modifying the risk for Alzheimer's disease and its prognosis after onset: Lessons from the Cache County Study on Memory in Aging

Elizabeth Fauth, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Consumer and Human Development, Utah State University

  • Dementia Caregiving: Effects on Care Recipients and Care Providers in the Cache County Dementia Progression Study 

September 30, 2011

Kathleen Rasmussen, Sc.D., R.D., Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

  • Obesity and Breastfeeding: Challenges for Mothers and Health Professionals

May 10, 2011

Mini-Symposium: Early Life Environmental Factors and Lifespan Development 

Maureen Black, Ph.D., Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • A Lifespan Approach to Maternal and Child Nutrition: Strategies to Promote Healthy Growth and Development

Lauren Ellman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Temple University

  • Maternal Infection During Pregnancy and Schizophrenia: Clinical and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

Douglas Granger, Ph.D., Professor, Johns Hopkins University

  • Salivary Biomarkers and Developmental Science: What do we know and where do we go?

Sarah Tom, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Galveston

  • Foetal Environment and Early Age at Natural Menopause in a British Birth Cohort Study

December 3, 2010

Julie Freischlag, M.D., Chair, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital (co-sponsored with WIMS)

  • The 10 P's of Success in Leadership in Academic Medicine

February 24, 2010

Mini-Symposium: Current and Future Therapies in Menopause 

Istvan Merchenthaler, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Program Director, BIRCWH Program, Professor, Departments of Epidemology & Public Health and Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • CNS-selective ERT without side effects in the periphery: the use of pro-estrogen in animal models of hot flush, depression and stroke

Jessica Mong, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, University of Maryland School of Medicine

  • ERT and Sleep Pattern

Miroslaw Mackiewicz, Ph.D., Program Director, Integrative Neurobiology, Sleep & Biorhythms Section, Neurobiology of Aging Branch, National Institute on Aging

  • Sleep Throughout the Menopausal Transition and Post-Menopause

Susan M. Resnick, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Cognition Section, Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, National Institute on Aging

  • Postmenopausal hormones and cognition

Hadine Joffe, M.D., M.Sc., Director of Research, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

  • Functional MRI Studies during Hot Flush

October 27, 2009

Teresa Jones, M.D., Program Director for Diabetes Complications, NIDDK

  • Creating Competitive Grant Applications
  • Shepherding Research Projects through the Funding Process

February 17, 2009

Cheryl Kitt, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

  • Bridges to Independence: Transitioning from a Mentored (K) Award to an Independent Research (R01) Award 
  • Enhancing Peer Review at NIH 

October 30, 2008

Kay Dickersin, Ph.D., Director, Center for Clinical Trials, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • The STOP-DUB Clinical Trial: Hysterectomy vs. Ablation for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

February 28, 2008

JoAnn E. Manson, M.D., Dr.P.H., Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Medicine and the Elizabeth F. Brigham Professor of Women’s Health, Harvard Medical School

  • Controversies in Women's Health: Making Sense of Recent Clinical Trials