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12/6/21 – Connors Center Annual Research Showcase

Sex, Gender, and Race: Intentional Inclusion of Representative Populations in Medical Research Annual Research Showcase of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology co-Sponsored by the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Diversity & Inclusion December 6, 2021, 3:00 – 5:00pm, virtual Register here:  https://tinyurl.com/CCWHShowcase Download the Agenda here! Keynote Address:…

National Summit on the Health of Women

WHISPR 4th Annual Symposium

  Connors Center for Women’s Health & Gender Biology Presents:  Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR) 4rd  Annual Symposium and Finalists’ Pitch Presentations “Investigating physiologic and psychologic stress in women’s health and disease” Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Elissa Epel, PhD Professor and Vice Chair Department of Psychiatry, UCSF Director, Aging, Metabolism and Emotions Center Consortium…

Virtual Research Symposium: Stress, Sex, and Gender

Our Virtual Research Symposium: Stress, Sex, and Gender, was held on September 22, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. The event featured keynote speaker Dr. Kerry Ressler and additional speakers, Dr. Hadine Joffe, Dr. Dawn DeMeo, Dr. Le Min, and Dr. Cindy Liu. A Q&A session was moderated by Dr. JoAnn Manson. A recording of the webinar…

Connors Center Conversation Podcast

Podcast  Our podcast series, Connors Center Conversations: Igniting Change for the Health of Women, explores the cutting edge in sex- and gender-informed research and how to translate these discoveries into better and more precise care for women. Find the podcast here.  Episode 1:  The Fundamentals of Difference with Hadine Joffe: On this episode of Connors Center Conversations, Hadine Joffe discusses sex- and gender differences…

Sex and Gender Factors in COVID-19

On June 10, 2020 the Connors Center hosted a webinar focused on sex and gender factors in the context of COVID-19 research and care. This webinar featured conversations and panels with experts from Brigham Health. A recording of the webinar is available here:

Telemedicine for Women: Challenges, Promises and the Road Ahead

On Friday November 13th, 2020, the Connors Center hosted Telemedicine for Women: Challenges, Promises and the Road Ahead, a webinar that included panels of experts discussing how telemedicine has evolved since the COVID-19 pandemic and how to adequately provide quality virtual healthcare to women. Hadine Joffe, MD, MSc, Executive Director of the Connors Center moderated…

NIH SCORE Annual Meeting

The Connors Center is a recipient of the Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) grant, forming the ROSA Center. The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) is is hosting the SCORE 2020 Annual Meeting Keynote Address, which will take place virtually, and is open to the public.   The keynote address, by Dr. Jocalyn…

Webinar: Sex and Gender Factors in COVID-19

The Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, is pleased to announce our first webinar focused on sex and gender factors in the context of COVID-19 research and care. This webinar, the first of two planned for 2020, will feature conversations and panels with…

Mood Disorders in Women

On May 14, Dr. Hadine Joffe led the Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Her talk, “mood disorders in women: what are the effects of female reproductive hormones on the brain?” explored topics on depression, sleep disturbance and hot flashes during peri and post-menopause.

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