Society for Women’s Health Research To Host 2016 Gala Event: “Revolutionizing Healthcare & Research Through Data”

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The Society For Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease, will hold its annual gala event.

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The Society For Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease, will hold its annual gala event.

What: The Society For Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease, will hold its annual gala event.

Who:            

Keynote Speakers include:

  • Alyson J. Mcgregor, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Brown University.
  • David C. Page, MD, Director of Whitehead Institute and Professor Of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

The following distinguished guests will participate in a panel discussion on data’s
impact on health, science, and medicine:

  • Kevita Patel, MD, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (Moderator)
  • Philip E. Bourne, PhD, Associate Director for Data Science at the National Institute of Health
  • Robert M. Califf, MD, Commissioner for Medical Products & Tobacco at the Food and Drug Administration
  • Anna McCollister-Slipp, Co-founder of Galileo Analytics
  • Jane L. Snowdon, PhD, Director, Watson Health Partnerships, IBM

When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. 1150 22nd St NW, Washington,
D.C. 20037

SPONSORSHIP: Sponsorship opportunities and tickets can be purchased online at
http://swhr.org/events/gala/

DETAILS: Media should RSVP to heena(at)swhr(dot)org. To register and learn more
about the event visit: http://swhr.org/events/gala/

ABOUT SWHR

The Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR®), is a national non-profit based in Washington D.C. that is widely recognized as the thought-leader in promoting research on biological differences in disease and is dedicated to transforming women’s health through science, advocacy, and education. Founded in 1990 by a group of physicians, medical researchers and health advocates, SWHR aims to bring attention to the variety of diseases and conditions that uniquely affect women.

For more information, visit http://www.SWHR.org.

Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SWHR.

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