Summer Scholars Series 2023: Women's Health Research

Who: Dr. Jerilynn Prior

When: June 27th from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m.

What: Menstrual Cycles–the OLD the NEW and the Astonishing

Learning Objectives: 

1. OLD—non-teen women with regular cycles always ovulate; estrogen is woman’s major hormone

2. NEW—estrogen-progesterone balance is not a given, reflects well-being but ovulatory disturbances are common

3. Astonishing –new connections, new understandings, but missing fundamental population data 

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Who: Dr. Elizabeth Rideout

When: July 25th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

What: Sex and Gender Based Analysis – “Considering biological sex as a variable in biomedical research” 

Learning Objectives: 

1. Appreciating sex differences are widespread in health and disease

2. Recognizing sex differences in data

3. Identify specific steps to include biological sex as a variable in your own research 

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Who: Dr. Tamil Kendall

When: August 22nd from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

What: Historical Perspectives of Women’s Health

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