College of
Human
Medicine

Conference celebrates women's health research

January 9, 2012

By Jason Cody

Research on breast cancer, reproductive health and violence against women will be the focus of the MSU Women's Health Research Conference on Feb. 14, hosted by the MSU College of Human Medicine Department of Medicine.

The event, held at the MSU Union, begins at 8:30 a.m. and features presentations by several MSU experts as well as a continental breakfast, lunch and reception afterward. The conference in Parlors A, B and C concludes at 4 p.m.

Department chairperson Mary Nettleman will provide an overview of women's health research at MSU, followed by presenters from across campus on breast cancer, reproductive health and violence against women. A poster session also will be held after lunch.

Registration for the conference, which is free to attend, can be done at http://www.healthteam.msu.edu/medicine/BIRCWH/home%20page.html. For more information, contact Angie Williams at (517) 353-7727 or will2073@msu.edu.