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DLR 444, Purdue University
207 S. Martin Jischke Drive
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           Registration is Open           Picture1-Langer.jpg

 WOMEN AND HEALTH IN THE COVID-19 ERA 

by Dr. Ana Langer 

                                       Director of the Women and Health Initiative
                                         at the Harvard School of Public Health
                                 Chair of the Lancet Commission on Women and Health

                                           12 pm (EDT) on October 16, 2020  
                                             Sponsor: Department of Public Health
                                       Co-sponsor: Womens' Global Health Institute
                                       Co-sponsor:  School of Interdisciplinary Studies 
                                              This event is free and open to public
                                            Online registration (at here) is required 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM ON SEX GENDER DIFFERENCE OF COVID-19 -- November 13, 2020 | 9 A.M.| Registration coming soon

PAST EVENTS:

Recording of "Sex, Gender, and COVID-19" with NY Times Reporter Alisha Haridasani Gupta


COVID-19: Sex Differences

Women's Global Health Institute

The health of women and girls is of particular concern as a result of gender-related biological differences, socioeconomic status, and disparities in research involving women participants. At Purdue University, we deliver solutions through research and training that address these challenges, both nationally and internationally, through our work at the Women’s Global Health Institute (WGHI). The institute combines strong technology, engineering, natural and social sciences, and is a hub for interdisciplinary research. 

The institute aspires to deliver meaningful solutions to the challenges in women’s health by securing partnerships and support for research and training from government, private foundations, and corporate companies. 

Our Women's Health Research Grant Program supports outstanding researchers in women's health. Here are the recent awardees. 

Tell us about your work on women's health and sex differences: 

We'd love to hear from you and discuss how we can promote and support your work on women's health and sex differences. Please click here to send us the information (requires a description of ~2-3 lines of your current or future work) and we will follow up with you. 

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