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WU hosts public hearing, conference to help NIH prioritize women's health research
Date:2/17/2009

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Phoebe Leboy, Ph.D., president of the Association of Women in Science and professor emerita of biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

To submit oral or written testimony at the public hearing, an online form detailing remarks must be completed by Feb. 20. The form can be found at: orwhmeetings.com/newdirections/testimony.aspx.

The conference is free and open to the WUSTL community and the public, but registration is required. To register and find more information, visit research.wustl.edu/womenshealth.

The conference begins at 2 p.m. on March 4 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center on the medical center campus with opening remarks and a panel discussion featuring Judy Norsigian, author and executive director of Our Bodies Ourselves, and Susan Scanlan, president of the policy group Women's Research and Education Institute. Public testimony will begin immediately afterward.


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