Seminar to discuss engaging women’s health populations in research

“Engaging Women’s Health Populations in Research” will be presented at the next Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute "Bench to Bedside and Beyond" Seminar Series from noon to 1 p.m. on May 15. This seminar will be held in C1742K at Penn State College of Medicine and video conferenced to 116 Henderson at University Park. Register at

A panel will discuss the topic. Currently confirmed speakers are Dr. Richard Legro, interim chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and Carol Weisman, distinguished professor of public health sciences, obstetrics and gynecology and health policy and administration.

The institute, working with subject-matter experts across the institution and throughout the community, provides researchers with access to special populations. Areas of expertise include childhood overweight/obesity, childhood trauma, women’s prenatal health, aging populations, military service members, veterans and their children/families, rural populations and unique patient populations, including nicotine addiction, infertility, ALS, Cystic Fibrosis, sleep disorders and end-of-life care. To connect with a special population liaison, complete the institute's service request form

The Bench to Bedside and Beyond Seminar Series is held to encourage an engaged translational science workforce while promoting a culture of continuous improvement in research conduct and practice at Penn State. 

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