Women’s Health Symposium

Advancing Women’s Health
in a Changing Political Environment

Friday, October 20, 2017

Great Hall, Trent Semans Center for Health Education

Join women’s health and policy experts from Duke and beyond at the Women’s Health Symposium, “Advancing Women’s Health in a Changing Political Environment,” on Friday, October 20, from 1 to 6pm, in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.

The symposium is geared toward generating conversation and action to advance women’s health research and ensure access to women’s health care. Jen Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation and North Carolina Congressman David Price will give keynote talks, followed by two panels. The first panel will focus on adolescents, HIV, sexual gender minorities and health care access; the second will address access to family planning, abortions and maternity care.

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Generate conversation and action to advance women’s health research and ensure access to women’s health care.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration will close on Sunday, October 15 at 11:59pm. Please complete your registration by that date.

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Agenda

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Registration

 
1:00-1:15 p.m.

Welcome

Randy Kramer, DGHI Interim Director

 
1:15-1:45 p.m.

Keynote 1

Jen Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation

 
1:45-2:00 p.m. Q&A  
2:00-2:30 p.m.

Keynote 2

Cong. David Price, Domestic Women’s Health Agenda

 
2:30-2:45 p.m. Q&A  
2:45-3:00 p.m.

Break

 
3:00-4:00 p.m.

Panel 1: U.S. and International Policy Impacts on Adolescents, HIV, Sexual Gender Minorities and Health Care Access

Moderator: Sara LeGrand, Assistant Research Professor of Global Health
Panelists:
- Joy Noel Baumgartner, Assistant Research Professor of Global Health and Director of the DGHI Evidence Lab
- Jen Kates, Vice President and Director of Global HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation
- Carolyn Barnes, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Sanford School of Public Policy
-
Tasseli McKaySocial Science Researcher, Center for Justice, Safety & Resilience, RTI
 

 
4:00-5:00 p.m.

Panel 2: U.S. and International Policy Impacts on Access to Family Planning, Abortions and Maternity Care

Moderator: Gavin Yamey, Professor of the Practice of Global Health and Public Policy, Director of the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health
Panelists:
- Lindsay Robinson, NC Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood
- Laneta Dorflinger, Director, Contraceptive Technology Innovation, FHI 360
- Tewodros Bekele Endailalu, Policy Analyst, Center for Policy Impact in Global Health, Duke Global Health Institute

 
5:00-6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

 

 

Sponsors

 

Speaker Bios

 

Jen Kates

Dr. Jen Kates is Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s policy analysis and research focused on the U.S. government’s role in global health and on the global and domestic HIV epidemics. Widely regarded as an expert in the field, she regularly publishes and presents on global health and HIV policy issues and is particularly known for her work analyzing donor government investments in global health; assessing and mapping the U.S. government’s global health architecture, programs, and funding; and tracking and analyzing major U.S. HIV programs and financing, and key trends in the HIV epidemic, an area she has been working in for twenty-five years.

Cong. David Price represents North Carolina's Fourth District - a rapidly growing, research-and-education-focused district that includes parts of Orange, Durham, and Wake counties. He received his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill and went on to Yale University to earn a Bachelor of Divinity as well as a Ph.D. in Political Science. Before he began serving in Congress in 1987, Price was a professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. He is the author of four books on Congress and the American political system.

 

Parking Information

Parking is available in the Duke Medicine Circle Parking Garage, located at 302 Trent Drive. For a map showing the location of the parking garage, please click here. For more specific information regarding access and parking, please click here.