Military Women’s Health Research

Sep 19, 2023 12:00pm -
Sep 19, 2023 03:00pm

Event Description

Military Women’s Health Research 

Date: September 19, 2023
Time: 12:00pm – 3:00pm EST 

Join this three-hour webinar including 6 presentations and a panel discussion on current trends and gaps in military women’s health. 

Learning Objectives:

1.) Speak to current issues facing military women’s health.
2.) Identify most common areas of research within military women’s health.
3.) Register the MWHRP as a prime point of contact for military women’s health research.

Introduction by:
Ms. Seileen Mullen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

Dr. Krista Highland - Evaluation of Multifaceted and Multi-Systems Equity and Disparities in Low Back Pain Treatment and Outcomes in Women Veterans

Dr. Bill Catherino - Overcoming Racial Health Disparities with Interventions for Physical and Emotional Pain in the DoD and VA Due to Uterine Fibroids
Dr. Monica Lutgendorf - Effects of A Prenatal Mental Health Support Intervention on Maternal and Fetal Physiologic Response
Dr. Jill Brown -Contraceptive Use Patterns Amongst Active Duty Service Women Pre- and Post- Implementation of Walk-In Contraceptive Services at Military Treatment Facilities
Dr. Elizabeth Hisle-Gorman - Effect of pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood experiences on active-duty servicewomen's musculoskeletal injury and retention in the United States Military
Dr. Kalyn Jannace -An Examination of Musculoskeletal Injuries, Injury Rehabilitation, and Return-to-Duty Times Among Female Active Duty Service Members Treated in the Military Health System

Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Mark Kortepeter, Vice President for Research, Uniformed Services University
Ms. Kimberly Lahm, Program Director for Women’s Child and Family Health Policy, Health Affairs
Dr. Amanda Borsky, Scientific Program Manager for the Women's Health and Health Systems Research, Veterans Affairs

12:00-12:10 - Introduction
12:10-2:10 - Presentations 
2:10-3:00 - Panelists Discussion 

Virtual Platform: GoToWebinar
Target Audience: Military Women, Nurses, Healthcare Professionals, Academic Researchers, VA members, DHA Members, Congress Members.

CME/CE: 0 hrs

This webinar is sponsored by:


Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Jun 25, 2023.
Regular registration starts on Jun 26, 2023 and ends on Sep 18, 2023.
Late registration starts on Sep 19, 2023.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)