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Institute for Women's Health and Leadership Events

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

  • ALLY EVENT: Agnes Irwin's STEMinar 2018

    Friday, March 23, 2018

    8:30 AM-4:00 PM

    The Agnes Irwin School

    • Everyone

    Join Agnes Irwin's Center for the Advancement of Girls for a wide-ranging discussion regarding the participation and engagement of girls and women in STEM.

    Register for free here:

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  • Sex and Gender Research Forum

    Thursday, March 8, 2018

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Drexel University, Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Room 220

    • Everyone
    The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership invites all members of the Drexel community to a university-wide Sex and Gender Research Forum. This interactive program, held on International Women’s Day, will highlight Drexel’s interdisciplinary research focused on sex and gender in a local, national and global context. The event will also include three prominent keynote speakers who will address current sex and gender issues.
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  • Marion Spencer Fay Lecture, Award Ceremony & Reception

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    4:30 PM-7:30 PM

    Pyramid Club Philadelphia

    • Everyone

    The Marion Spencer Fay Award recognizes a woman physician or scientist who has made an exceptionally significant contribution to health care as a practitioner, medical educator, administrator or research scientist. This award is intended to recognize past contributions and support the ongoing work of an outstanding woman physician or scientist.

    4:30 p.m. Award presentation and lecture by Melissa Simon, MD, MPH: "Moving the Needle on Women's Health Equity"
    5:30 p.m. Lifetime achievement award presentation, Vivian Pinn, MD
    6 – 7:30 p.m. Reception

    Learn more about the Marion Spencer Fay Award

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  • 18th Annual D. Walter Cohen, DDS, Lectureship in Diabetes

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    4:00 PM-5:30 PM

    New College Building Geary Auditorium 245 N. 15th Stret

    • Everyone

    Islet Transplantations: Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

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  • Conversation About Breast Cancer

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    8:00 AM-10:00 AM

    Loews Hotel 1200 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

    • Everyone

    The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, in partnership with Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, is presenting a program for primary care practitioners that focuses on their important role as the first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer.

    The event is free, but registration is required.

    Learn more or register

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Faculty and staff members of the Institute for Women's Health & Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine.