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2018 Helen I. Moorehead-Laurencin, MD, Sex and Gender Research Forum

Thursday, March 8, 2018

9:00 AM-4:30 PM

The Institute for Women's Health and Leadership invites all members of the Drexel community to a university-wide Sex and Gender Research Forum on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Gerri C. LeBow Hall Room 220. 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 two prominent keynote speakers who will address current sex and gender issues. Registration will be available in January 2018.

Sponsors to date: Laurencin Family Foundation, Institute for Women's Health and Leadership, Office of the Provost, DUCOM Office of Research, Office of International Programs, School of Education, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

All Drexel researchers (faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, professional students, postdocs/residents/fellows), who are working on sex and/or gender-related projects are encouraged to attend and are invited to submit abstracts for presentations at the event.

Presentation options include:

  • Research Presentation (10-minute presentation)
  • Flash talk (4-minute presentation)
  • Virtual poster (Poster to be presented in electronic format; Displayed throughout the day at the event and online during/after the event)

Abstracts (250 words) will be accepted until Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11:59pm. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by mid-January 2018. Registration for the forum will be available in January 2018. Registration is free and will include a light breakfast and lunch. Awards for student submissions will be given.

Please submit abstracts through our submission portal:

https://tinyurl.com/SGRFabstract

For more information, please contact Janine Barber at jkb48@drexel.edu or visit our website (www.drexel.edu/medicine/sgrf).

2018 Steering Committee Members:

Pamela A. Geller, PhD - Chair
Associate Professor of Psychology; and Research Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn
College of Arts and Sciences

Mary Ebeling, PhD
Director, Women's and Gender Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Kristy Kelly, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
School of Education

Joan Bloch, PhD, CRNP
Associate Professor
College of Nursing and Health Professions

Quanrico J. Gibson
Board Member
Helen I. Moorehead-Laurencin, MD Foundation

Lynnezy Laurencin, MD
Board Member
Helen I. Moorehead-Laurencin, MD Foundation

Owen Montgomery, MD
Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
College of Medicine

Ana Núñez, MD
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
College of Medicine

Kenny Simansky, PhD
Vice Dean for Research; Professor of Pharmacology
College of Medicine

Joan Weiner, PhD
Professor, Management
LeBow College of Business

Staff Team Members:

Janine Barber, MS
Program Manager, Institute for Women's Health and Leadership
College of Medicine

Michele Marcolongo, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Vice Provost for Research

Barbara Schindler, MD
Vice Dean Emerita, Educational and Academic Affairs; Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
College of Medicine

Ellen Staurowsky, EdD
Professor, Sport Management
Center for Hospitality and Sport Management

Lynn Yeakel, MSM
Director, Institute for Women's Health and Leadership
College of Medicine

Alexa Bonacquisti, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Psychology
Postdoctoral Fellow
College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

Rachael Brink
2158951365
oip@drexel.edu

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Location

Gerri C. LeBow Hall Room 220

Audience

  • Everyone

Special Features

  • Free Food