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01/24/22- ROSA Center Seminar: “Sex Differences for Skeptics”

Monday, January 24, 2022   |   12:00-1:00pm   |   Virtual   |   Registration Required

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Sex Differences for Skeptics:  How can we Increase our Chances of Identifying True Sex and Gender Differences in Health?



Janet Rich-Edwards, ScD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Janet Rich-Edwards is the Director of Research for the Division of Women’s Health, Department of Medicine and Director of Lifecourse Epidemiology for the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology, both at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research focuses on varied determinants of women’s reproductive health and chronic disease across the life course

Her talk will address best practices to find and replicate true sex and gender differences that are less vulnerable to the play of chance.

About the ROSA Center Career Enhancement Core Seminar Series:
This Seminar Series is hosted by the Brigham/Harvard Reproductive Outcomes of Stress and Aging Center (ROSA), based in the Connors Center of Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which is one of eleven Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) in Sex Differences nationwide and is co-funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Research Grant 1U54AG062322). The Career Enhancement Core is a part of the ROSA Center based in the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  If you have questions about this seminar series, please contact Mara Hampson.

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