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Women, Health, & Equity: Progress & Challenges from 1995 to Present – A UN CSW Parallel Event

Please join us on Thursday, May 14, 3:00 PM EST for AMWA’s first parallel event as an association affiliated with the United Nations Department of Global Communication. This event was originally scheduled as part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and is now being presented virtually by Zoom webinar. This event is co-sponsored by the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA), Academy of Dentistry International, and Operational International.

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Download the flier here: UN CSW & AMWA Event Agenda

AGENDA – Thursday, May 14, 3:00-4:15 PM

Mistress of Ceremonies: Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH – MWIA Secretary General, Professor, Global Health Director, New York Medical College

Nicole Sandhu, MD, PhD – AMWA President
Eleanor Nwadinobi, MBBS, EMA – MWIA President

Perspectives from Beijing 1995 Conference on Women
Satty Keswani, MD – MWIA Representative to the United Nations (UN) Dept. of Global Communications (DGC)

Keynote: Fear Your Dreams!
Saralyn Mark, MD – Former Sr Advisor, White House, NASA, HHS, President/Founder, iGIANT® & SolaMed Solutions, LLC

Panel:  Leadership in Women’s Health
Donnica Moore, MD – President, Sapphire Women’s Health Group; Podcast Host: “In The Ladies’ Room with Dr. Donnica”
Beth Battaglino, RN – CEO, HealthyWomen
Janice Werbinski, MD, FACOG – President-elect, American Medical Women’s Association
Shelley Ross, MD, CCFP, FCFP, ICD.D – Past MWIA Secretary General (moderator)

AMWA – A Champion for Women’s Health, Gender Equity, Public Health
Eliza Lo Chin, MD, MPH – AMWA Executive Director
Roberta Gebhard, DO – AMWA Past President and Gender Equity Chair

Remarks from Academy of Dentistry International
David C. Alexander, BDS, MSc, MGDS, FADI – Interim Executive Director, Academy of Dentistry International

Keynote: Gender Equity in Medicine: Challenges and Solutions
Holly Atkinson, MD – Clinical Professor, The City College of New York

The Unimaginable of Social Media
Dana Corriel, MD –  Internist & Founder of SoMeDocs physician platforms

Viola:  Mary Rorro, DO – Psychiatrist & “Violin Doc,” New Jersey VA Healthcare System

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