Recorded Events

The MaryFran Sowers Memorial Symposium 2022: Honoring the career of Dr. Siobán Harlow (May 12-13, 2022)

Sowers Symposium 2022: Honoring the career of Dr. Siobán Harlow: “Women’s Lives, Women’s Health Across the Lifespan” with Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods (May 12 2022)
“Women’s Lives, Women’s Health Across the Lifespan”, Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN (Dean & Professor Emerita, Univ. of Washington School of Nursing; Co-Director, de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging)
With introductions from Dean F. DuBois Bowman, PhD (Dean and Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan); Belinda Needham, PhD, MA (Chair and Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan); and Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, PhD, MPH (Co-director, Center for Midlife Science; John G. Searle Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
Sowers Symposium 2022: Honoring the career of Dr. Siobán Harlow: Short Talks with Michael Elliott, Kristin Dunkle and Alexis Reeves (May 12, 2022)
• Introduction by Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, PhD, MPH
• “What Makes a Good Collaboration? An Exemplary Example in My Work with Professor Sioban Harlow” with Michael Elliott, PhD (Research Professor, Institute for Social Research; Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
• “From Prevalence to Effective Prevention: Evolution of Epidemiological Research on Gender-based Violence” with Kristin Dunkle, PhD (Chief Specialist Scientist, Gender and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council)
• “Addressing Racially Diverse Trajectories of Health in Women - Methodological Challenges and Implications” with Alexis Reeves, PhD (Postdoctoral Scholar, Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University)
Sowers Symposium 2022: Honoring the career of Dr. Siobán Harlow: NGO and Practice Panel with With Richa Mittal, Alain Mukwege and Lisa Zook (May 13, 2002)
• Moderated by Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN (Professor Emerita, University of Washington School of Nursing)
• Introduction by Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, PhD, MPH (Co-director, Center for Midlife Science; John G. Searle Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
• Richa Mittal, MPH (Senior Director of Agriculture and Supply Chain Innovation, Fair Labor Association)
• Alain Mukwege, MD, MSc (Research Associate, School of Nursing, University of Michigan; Board Member, Panzi Foundation)
• Lisa Zook, MPH (Founder and Director of Research and Impact at Informed International)
Sowers Symposium 2022: Honoring the career of Dr. Siobán Harlow: Research Panel with Hilda García-Pérez, Alexis Handal, Carrie Karvonen-Gutierrez and Lynda Lisabeth (May 13, 2002)
• Moderated by Nancy Fugate Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN (Professor Emerita, University of Washington School of Nursing)
• Hilda García-Pérez, MS, PhD (Researcher and Professor, Department of Population Studies, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte)
• Alexis J. Handal, PhD, MPH (Associate Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
• Carrie A. Karvonen-Gutierrez, PhD, MPH (Co-director, Center for Midlife Science; John G. Searle Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
• Lynda D. Lisabeth, PhD, MPH (Professor, Epidemiology; Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs, School of Public Health, University of Michigan)

M-LEEaD Environmental Research Webinar

“Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Women’s Reproductive Health: Findings from The Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation”
Date + Time: Tues November 9 2021 12:00 Noon — 1:00 PM
Speaker: Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow Ning Ding, PhD, MPH (School of Public Health, University of Michigan)
Sponsor: Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease (M-LEEaD) Integrated Health Sciences Core

Structural Racism and Midlife Health

A webinar series featuring papers in an upcoming special thematic issue on Racism and Midlife Health sponsored by Women’s Midlife Health, a BioMedCentral open-access journal, in collaboration with the Center for Midlife Science at the University of Michigan, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine Diversity and Inclusion Board. Published manuscripts are available at https://womensmidlifehealthjournal.biomedcentral.com.

Structural Racism and Midlife Health: “Disparities in Reproductive Aging and Midlife Health between Black and White women” and “Taking Action to Advance the Study of Race and Ethnicity”
Date + Time: Thur October 28 2021 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Moderators: Sherri-Ann M. Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School; and Gloria Bachmann, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Speakers: “Disparities in Reproductive Aging and Midlife Health between Black and White women: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)” with Tené T. Lewis, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, Emory University; and Siobán D. Harlow, PhD, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan; and “Taking Action to Advance the Study of Race and Ethnicity: The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)”with Shawna Follis, PhD, MS, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine; Monik C. Jiménez, ScD, SM, FAHA, Harvard Medical School and T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Lorena Garcia, MPH, DrPH, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine.
Structural Racism and Midlife Health: “This is Our Lane: talking with Patients about Racism” and “Structural Racism and the Impact on Incarcerated Midlife Women”
Date + Time: Weds October 6 2021 3:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Moderators: Sherri-Ann M. Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School; and Gloria Bachmann, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Speakers: “This is Our Lane: talking with Patients about Racism” with Michelle S. Diop, MD, ScM, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School; and Sascha N. Murillo MD, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School; and “Structural Racism and the Impact on Incarcerated Midlife Women” with Juana Hutchinson-Colas, MD, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.