may, 2022

11may12:00 pm1:00 pmBold, Determined, Passionate: Women Leaders Transform Health


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Join a conversation with health experts to explore case studies on pioneering women leaders in health and science who have saved lives, changed medicine, and reformed public health policy.

Learn about the groundbreaking work of Virginia Apgar who revolutionized maternal and child health for generations; Kathryn Dexter McCormick whose advocacy and philanthropy advanced the development of oral contraception; and Marilyn Gaston who advanced access and quality of care for our neediest communities through public health service and research.

Their stories are among twelve compelling case studies featured in Junctures in Women’s Leadership: Health Care and Public Health (Rutgers University Press, 2022), a research project of the Institute for Women’s Leadership.

Featured Speakers:

  • Mary E. O’Dowd, executive director of health systems and population integration for Rutgers Biological and Health Sciences
  • Denise V. Rodgers, vice chancellor of interprofessional programs at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and professor of family medicine and community health
  • Mary Wachter, executive director of state and local government affairs for Genentech, Inc.

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(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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