News & Events
Join us - Lecture on Friday, July 24th
The Powell Center for Women's Health will be hosting Michael Saladin, from the Medical University of South Carolina, along with Alicia Allen, from the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota, for a noon lecture on July 24th discussing the importance of the menstrual phase in biobehavioral research. This lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP via the following link: http://z.umn.edu/wmhealth if you plan to join us. We hope to see you there!
Youth-friendly Pharmacy Services: Expected Community Benefits Discussion
Interested in innovative ways to reduce youth health disparities? Join the School of Public Health, Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Health, for an informal workshop and discussion with Don Downing.
Don Downing (University of Washington) will provide an interactive talk for professionals and students in the health and social sciences based on his work in providing the first pharmacist-provided emergency contraception program and the first pharmacist-initiated ongoing hormonal contraception services in the United States.
Youth-friendly Pharmacy Services: Expected Community BenefitsThursday, May 21, 2015 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, 4-130 Weaver-Densford Hall
"Run Like a Mother" 5K
The Powell Center for Women's Health will be the beneficiary of the "Run Like a Mother" 5k run/walk on May 9th at Lake Phalen in St. Paul. Enjoy the scenic course, post-race massages and goodies from sponsors. Finishers will receive a tech tshirt, finisher's medal and flower presented to all who cross the 5K finish line.
1615 Phalen Drive,
Saint Paul, MN 55106
Event Date: Saturday, May 09, 2015
5K Race Start Time: 9:00am
Kids Race Start Time: 8:30am
The Burden of Osteoarthritis: Mechanisms, Risk Factors, and Behavioral Interventions.
Steven Messier, PhD
Director of the J. B. Snow Biomechanics Laboratory
Director of the Wake Forest University Runners' Clinic
Wake Forest University
Moos Tower 2-650 (map)
Excess Weight Gain Among Young Women with a History of Childhood Abuse: The Contribution of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Stress Related Eating
Susan Mason, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
Powell Center for Women’s Health is a National Center of Excellence which is focused on promoting, facilitating and disseminating research on women’s health.
To promote the health of diverse women, families, and communities.
To catalyze research partnerships that advance knowledge of women's health across the lifespan.
A multi-component program whose mission is to reduce cancer disparities experienced by Minnesota’s racial and ethnic minority populations.
An internal grant mechanism from the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health that fosters mentored research career development of junior faculty who are engaged in interdisciplinary women’s health or sex differences research.