Women's Health Conferences 2011.

2011 Women's Health Care Seminar

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
February, 11 - 12, 2011
Gary, Helmbrecht, MD, Prenatal Diagnosis Center, Charlotte, VA, USA
Holly Powell Kennedy, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, President American College of Nurse Midwives
Felicia Mancini, CNM, Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
A conference for physicians, midwives, nurses and others in the healthcare field. The objective of the conference was to help participants identify and manage addictions in antenatal patients, receive updates on STDs, and the effect of media on teenage females.

4th Congress on Women's Mental Health

Madrid, Spain
March 16 - 19, 2011
Susan G. Kornstein, MD, President of IAWMH
A conference to explore the psychosocial, biological and clinical science of women's mental health. The lectures, symposia, plenaries, posters and workshops looked at women's mental health from a genetic, cellular, hormonal and pharmacological aspect.

Women's Health 2011

Washington D.C.
April 1 - 3, 2011
Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH
Loretta Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN
The objective of the conference was to present current research on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of diseases among women. Through the conferences, organizers also hoped to define practical strategies for promoting preventive health measures for women.

32nd Annual Advances in Primary Care

Women's Health, Men's Health and the Changing Practice Frontier
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
April 15, 2011
Paul Roth, MD
Kathleen Kennedy, MD
Allen Waxman, MD
The objectives for the conference were to make attendees aware of the indications for HPV vaccine for both males and females. Attendees were presented with workshops on PSA screening/testing, patient education, changes in national medical care, and the Medical Home Model.

Advance Life Support in Obstetrics

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
August 27 - 28, 2011
John Andazola, MD, FAAFP, Program Director
Claire Bettler, CNM, MSN, Zuni Comprehensive Community Health Center, Zuni, NM, USA
The conference was presented by the Department of Family and Community Medicine to make attendees aware of advance in Obstetrics. Panels discussed safety in maternity care, fetal care, and post pregnancy care.

International Meeting on Women and Health

Brussels, Belgium
September 13 - 17, 2011
Annie Matundu Mbambi
Renu Khanna
Araujo Maria Jose
A conference designed to bring together women's health advocates, academics and others participating in the women's health field. Attendees participated in panels and workshops discussing migrant women, violence, poverty, and reproductive rights.

2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Women's Health

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
September 14 - 16, 2011
Jean E. Howe, MD, IHS Chief Clinical Consultant for Ob/Gyn, Northern Navajo Medical Center, NM, USA
Lucy Barney, RN, MSN, Lillooet Nation, Chair, Aboriginal Perinatal Health Committee, Canada
George Gilson, MD, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK, USA
The objectives for the conference were to empower attendees so they can improve the health status of Indigenous women. This goal was achieved through increasing awareness of emerging health needs, increasing culturally competent care, and increased collaboration and information exchange policy makers, practitioners, and the community.

8th Annual Women's Health Research Conference

Minneapolis, MN, USA
September 19, 2011
Andrew Kotaska, MD, FRCSC, Clinical Director, Obstetrics, Stanton Territorial Hospital, Canada
Nancy C. Raymond, MD, Director, Powell Center for Women's Health, USA
Presented by the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health. A few of the conference's objectives were priorities in women's health research, opportunities for interdisciplinary research, supportive non-medical interventions for women, and clinical changes to improve patient outcomes.

Our Bodies, Our Future: Advancing Health and Human Rights for Women and Girls

Boston, MA, USA
October 1, 2011
Jaclyn Friedman, Executive Director, Women, Action and the Media
Adrienne Germain, President Emerita, International Women's Health Coalition
A conference designed so women from around the global can come together and share their concerns on issues surrounding women's health.
Through the sharing of common experiences participants can work toward the advancement of women's health and rights globally.

Inequity to Equity

Promoting the Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities
Washington D.C., USA
October 17 - 18, 2011
Kathleen Martinez, Head, U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy
Linda Mona, PhD, Director, Postdoctoral Psychology Training, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, USA
Margaret A. Nosek, Founder, Center for Research on Women with Disabilities, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
A conference to discuss how disabilities effect a woman's healthcare. Topics included disability and reproductive health, disabilities and parenting, mental and emotional health, sexual health of women with disabilities, and the right to healthcare.