Live Virtual A Woman's Journey Event: Empowering Women to Make Informed Health Care Decisions

Sept 16, 2020
10 - 11:30am EDT
Online
Registration is required

Who can attend?

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • General public

Contact

A Woman's Journey
410-955-8660

Description

Attend an exclusive briefing about advances in women's health. This year's program offers new insights into discoveries and treatments to address issues of importance to women. Learn about the latest information about COVID-19 and its persistent threat, the surprising connection between urinary tract infections and the likelihood of having a stroke, and the startling rise of lung cancer among women who have never smoked (and the use of immunotherapy to treat this prevalent cancer).

Schedule:

  • 9:30-10 a.m.: Early attendees may enjoy the Zoom "Lounge" before A Woman's Journey
  • 10-11:10 a.m.: Three presentations
    • "COVID-19" by Lisa Maragakis — Infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Lisa Maragakis has spearheaded much of the Johns Hopkins response to the current pandemic. Hear the latest information about COVID-19 and its persistent threat.
    • "Surprising Risk of Stroke" by Mona Bahouth — Neurologist Mona Bahouth discusses new research finding a relationship between urinary tract infections and stroke.
    • "Inhale" by Josephine Feliciano — Oncologist Josephine Feliciano explores the sudden and alarming rise of lung cancer among women who have never smoked, and discusses symptoms and treatment strategies that can be effective with early detection.
  • 11:10-11:30 a.m.: Live questions and answers from the viewing audience, moderated by NBC4 news anchor Pat Lawson Muse

Learn more about the event online. Learn more about A Woman's Journey online.

Who can attend?

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
  • General public

Tickets

Individual tickets are $20

Registration

Registration is required

Please register in advance

Contact

A Woman's Journey
410-955-8660