9/20/2010 7th Annual Women's Health Research Conference
The Deborah E. Powell Center Proudly Presents
The 7th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference
A Focus on Health Disparities and Domestic Violence
Monday, September 20th, 2010
McNamara Alumni Center, University Of Minnesota
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**The entire conference has been recorded and available online: CLICK HERE
We would like to express our sincere thanks for everybody's contribution to the 7th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference on September 20th, 2010. The conference drew over 250 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, clinicians, researchers, students and community members from the University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, University of St. Thomas, College of St. Catherine, Minnesota International Health Volunteers, Hennepin County Medical Center and Minnesota Department of Health. There were over 60 high-quality abstracts that displayed current women’s health or gender specific research as well as multiple community and university organizations that displayed at the university and community partner women’s health resource fair. The conference evaluations were overwhelmingly positive!
As you know, the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health is committed to strengthening gender-based research at the University of Minnesota. This vision is only possible with the commitment and contribution of members such as you.
The 7th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference is designed to address areas of health disparities that impact women, in order to increase the knowledge of social determinants of health for healthcare providers.There is a need for healthcare providers to identify areas of health disparities that impact women and increase knowledge of the social determinants of health. This will enhance awareness of topics like domestic violence and improve ability to recognize and intervene during clinical situations. Our keynote speaker Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Anna D. Wolf Chair, Department of Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, will speak about her research on women and domestic violence.
Learning objectives for this years conference:
• Describe national priorities in women's health research.
• Outline the depth and breadth of research on
women's health that is currently being conducted
in this region.
• Identify opportunities for interdisciplinary research.
• Describe health disparities that women experience that
are related to domestic and sexual violence
• Discuss the impact that domestic violence has on health
outcomes for women
• Describe one change they can make in their clinical
practice to improve patient outcomes
University of Minnesota
Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health
A Nationally Designated Center of Excellence
University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
University of Minnesota Medical School
Center for Health Equity
4.25 Credit Hours
The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for 4.25 AMA PRA Credits. Other Healthcare Professionals who participate in this CME activity may submit their Statements of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
It is the policy of the University Of Minnesota Office Of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.