Difference Matters: Women are 50% more likely than men to have adverse reactions to prescription drugs, yet most drugs do not have different dosages based on a patient's gender. Difference Matters: Men are more likely than women to die after an osteoporotic hip fracture. Difference Matters: Aspirin is more effective at preventing heart attacks in men and preventing strokes in women. Difference Matters: 75% of people living with autoimmune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are women.

Scientific Investigation

The Institute's grant program provides seed money to fund novel research unique to women's health that highlights critical issues for women or focuses on the vital differences in etiology, symptomatology and treatment of medical conditions.

Sex & Gender Specific Health

The Institute is committed to educating healthcare practitioners about the role of sex and gender in medicine. Visit our YouTube page to view our latest short videos on sex and gender differences in certain diseases.

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April

Amarillo

Power of the Purse - We Gratefully Thank Our 2018 Sponsors

 

April 30, Monday

Dallas

Oh Baby! How the first Successful Transplant Opens New Doors

 

May 3 & 4, Thursday & Friday

San Angelo

Eat with the Expert

 

September 26, Wednesday

Corpus Christi

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September 26, Wednesday

Abilene

Sisters First Dinner

 

October 25- 26, Thursday & Friday

Dallas

Sixth Annual LEADERS in Women’s Health Summit