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The Office on Women's Health at HHS and Women's Policy, Inc. to Hold Congressional Briefing on Women's Health Issues on Monday, April 27
Date:4/21/2009

health and prevention from the Office on Women's Health, including: -- The launch in 1999 of the www.womenshealth.gov Web site and call center; -- The 10th annual National Women's Health Week, which starts Mother's Day, May 10, 2009; -- The publication of The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All the Ages (November, 2008). Who: Featured speakers include: U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) Wanda K. Jones, Dr.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) Denise Austin, "America's favorite fitness expert" and women's health advocate Elena Rios, M.D., M.S.P.H., CEO and President of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) When: Monday, April 27 Noon to 1:30 p.m. EDT Where: Rayburn House Office Building, B-338 Contact: Jennifer Moire, press representative, WPI, at 202.306.1713 or jmoire@lyonparkpr.com.

Speaker Bios:

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: A member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2005, Rep. Wasserman Schultz serves on the Appropriations Committee, where she chairs the Legislative Branch Subcommittee, and the Judiciary Committee. She recently disclosed her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Wanda K. Jones: As the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Women's Health) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Director of the Office on Women's Health (OWH), Dr. Jones focuses her efforts on eliminating health disparities for women through a variety of programs and initiatives.

Denise Austin: "America's Favorite Fitness Expert" and women's health advocate,
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