News & Events

"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.
Phalen Park
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

Apr 10 2015 - 12:00pm

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)

Mar 11 2015 - 12:00pm

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


Mayo 3-100

Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, receives National Society of Urological Nurses and Associates annual President's Award

Congratulations to Powell Center Co-Director, Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, for receiving the National Society of Urological Nurses and Associates annual President's Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the organization. 

Deanna Teoh, MD named newest Masonic Cancer Center Women's Health Scholar

Deanna Teoh, MD, was named Masonic Cancer Center Women's Health Scholar for improving cervical cancer screening guidelines. She will be supported through the Masonic Cancer Center, in partnership with the Powell Center for Women’s Health and its federally-funded Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program. 

Jean Wyman, Co-Director of the Powell Center, receives the Nurse Leader in Aging Award

The Powell Center congratulates Jean Wyman! She received the Nurse Leader in Aging Award from the American Academy of Nursing for revolutionary research and leadership on continence and healthy aging.

Alicia Allen Selected as Newest BIRCWH Scholar

Dr. Allen is an Assistant Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Her research focuses on smoking prevention and cessation treatments.


Interdisciplinary Women's Health Lecture Series

Attend free monthly lectures about innovative and cutting-edge research in women's health and/or sex/gender differences.

Annual Women's Health Research Conference

View the recorded sessions from the 2014 conference.

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.


Minnesota Center for Cancer Collaborations (MC3)

A multi-component program whose mission is to reduce cancer disparities experienced by Minnesota’s racial and ethnic minority populations.

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Program

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.