Today's Date: February 29, 2024
1818 Farms Unveils New Fifty-State Collection; 'Where I Bloom' Invites Customers to Showcase State Pride with Sustainable Presse   •   H2SITE Has Commissioned a Membrane Separator Capable of Extracting 5 to 20% Hydrogen Blends at +99% Purity From the Gas Distribu   •   Genomma Lab's ESG Rating Upgraded to A   •   Kyocera Document Solutions - The fabric printed by the sustainable inkjet textile printer "FOREARTH" was presented as a collabor   •   SunOpta Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2023 Financial Results   •   Primerica Household Budget Index™: Middle-Income Purchasing Power Held Steady in January   •   A new global startup event in Tokyo offers a chance for Japanese innovators to speak to international audiences - and get their   •   United Service Organizations (USO) and Universal Technical Institute partner to support military service members' career transit   •   Young Entrepreneur Launches Youth Flag Football League in San Diego Area   •   JULIUS MEINL STRENGTHENS COMMITMENT FOR SMALLHOLDER COFFEE FARMING FAMILIES BY JOINING THE INITIATIVE FOR COFFEE&CLIMATE   •   Reminder: AEO Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2023 Results and Present Long-term Strategy and Financial Plan   •   American Council of Learned Societies Names Inaugural ACLS HBCU Faculty Fellows and Grantees   •   CORRECTING and REPLACING Vertex Energy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Financial Results   •   SINGERS COMPANY DIRECTORS ARE REAL INFLUENCERS: FRANCHISE NOW ACCEPTING NEW DIRECTORS FOR FALL 2024   •   Clarins Teams Up with Dassault Systèmes to Achieve New Levels of Efficiency at Its Two French Production Sites   •   DOVE, TOGETHER WITH ITS COMMUNITY, UNITE VOICES TO PROTECT GIRLS' SELF-ESTEEM FROM ANTI-AGEING SKINCARE PRESSURES   •   Actress Jane Seymour and Insmed Raise Awareness of "Unseenism" and Empower People to Speak Up When It Comes to Their Health   •   Anthony Will and His Team Lead Reputation Resolutions to Inc. Magazine's Fastest-Growing Companies List   •   EH Group Joins H2MARINE Project to Develop Next Generation Maritime Fuel Cells   •   2024 Permian Basin Water In Energy Conference: Where Innovation Meets Impact
Bookmark and Share

Women's Health Symposium Set For Feb. 1

 DALLAS – UT Southwestern Medical Center will hold its annual Carolyn P. Horchow Women’s Health Symposium on Feb. 1, with an emphasis on preventing and handling health emergencies.

“Prevention and Preparedness: What’s a Woman To Do?” will include presentations by and discussions with leading UT Southwestern physicians. The symposium will take place from 9:15 a.m. to noon, with a luncheon with faculty from noon until 1:30 p.m. on the 14th floor of the T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building, 6001 Forest Park Road.

Scheduled topics and presenters are:
· “Cancer Prevention and Screening in 2011: Get One Step Ahead” – Dr. Siobhan Kehoe, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology;
· “Heart Attack and Stroke: Think and Act Fast” – Dr. John Warner, director of the Elaine D. and Charles A Sammons Heart, Lung and Vascular Comprehensive Center and medical director of the Doris and Harry W. Bass Jr. Clinical Center for Heart, Lung and Vascular Disease;
· “CPR and AEDS: Save a Life” – Dr. Melanie Sulistio, assistant professor of internal medicine;
· “Immunization Update for Adults and Children: Stay Sharp in 2011” – Drs. Jeanne Sheffield, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Michelle Gill, assistant professor of pediatrics and internal medicine; and
· “ABC’s of Pediatric Emergency Care: Prevent and Treat Childhood Emergencies” – Dr. Pam Okada, associate professor of pediatrics.
The 2011 chairs of the Women’s Health Symposium are Deborah J. Ryan and her daughter, Capera Ryan. The event is dedicated to the memory of Deborah Beggs Moncrief, mother and grandmother, respectively, of the chairs.
Mrs. Moncrief was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth and the wife of wildcatter W.A. “Tex” Moncrief Jr. She attended Fort Worth’s old Central High School and graduated from Kember Hall and Pine Manor colleges. She was a strong supporter of the Fort Worth Garden Club and the beloved Fort Worth Botanical Garden, where the Garden Center is named in her honor. She was a trustee of the Beggs Trust and part owner of the legendary Beggs Cattle Co.
Steering committee members are Ruth Altshuler, Trudy Best, Harriet Burrow, Betsy Cullum, Margaret Anne Cullum, Sissy Cullum, Leslie el-Effendi, Regen Fearon, Chandler Lindsley, Ruth Lindsley, Dr. Chandler Lindsley, Melissa Macatee, Nancy Perot, Lizzie Routman, Nancy Shutt, Diana Strauss, Barbara Stuart, Marnie Wildenthal and co-founder Patricia Patterson.
Dr. Susan Cox, associate dean for medical education and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern, serves as faculty adviser for the event. Dr. Carol Podolsky, assistant professor of pediatrics, is physician adviser.
The symposium is named in honor of co-founder Carolyn P. Horchow, the late wife of Dallas philanthropist and retail entrepreneur Roger Horchow. Mrs. Horchow, who died in 2009, served on the Board of Visitors for UT Southwestern University Hospitals & Clinics, and the boards of the Visiting Nurse Association of Texas and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. She was active in numerous other civic organizations, including the Dallas Women’s Foundation, the Charter 100 Club of Dallas, the American Red Cross, United Way of Dallas and the Crystal Charity Ball.


STORY TAGS: WOMEN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, DIVERSITY, FEMALE, UNDERREPRESENTED, EQUALITY, GENDER BIAS, EQUALITY

Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News