4th Annual Women’s Health Research Day at UIC

Translating Research into PolicyFrom Reproductive Health to Reproductive Justice

Women’s Health Research Day is presented by the UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender and National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with the UIC Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program. The purpose of Women’s Health Research Day is to promote women’s health research and advance understanding of new developments in women’s health. This half-day event also provides an opportunity for faculty, fellows, and students to network and share their research through poster presentations.

Friday, April 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thompson Rooms, Student Center West, 828 S. Wolcott Ave., University of Illinois at Chicago

Keynote Speakers:

Elena Gutierrez, PhD, Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Reproductive Health in Crisis: Using Data to Drive Policy”
Cynthia Summers, DrPH
Executive Vice President and Vice President for Communications and Publications
Guttmacher Institute

Call for Poster Session Abstracts:

Students, fellows, staff, and faculty are invited to present a poster on women’s health or sex differences research. Prizes will be awarded for top posters. Abstracts related to translation of research to policy or practice are especially encouraged.  Abstracts related to translation of research to policy or practice are especially encouraged and outstanding submissions in this area may be asked to present during the research day’s official programming.

Submit abstracts at: http://go.uic.edu/whrd2017abstract
Abstract deadline: Monday, March 20, 2017


Registration is free. Advance registration required. Register at: http://go.uic.edu/whrd2017.

Questions? For more information about Women’s Health Research Day, please contact Kris Zimmermann at kzimme3@uic.edu or 312.413.4251.

Women’s Health Research Day flyer: https://crwg.uic.edu/files/2017/02/WHRD-SavTheDate-2017.pdf


UIC Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science