Sixth Annual Women's Health Update
The Office of Women's Health Sixth Annual Women's Health Update was held on Friday, August 9, 2013, at the Bruno Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama. This year’s theme was "Women’s Health: Understanding the Heart of the Matter." This event was a continuing education offering for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, social workers, dietitians, and other health care providers.
The purpose of the conference is to disseminate scholarly work that is aimed at improving the health status of all women. Topics included cardiovascular health, weight management, nutrition, complementary and alternative medicine, preconception care, mental health issues, community involvement, and health policy. The conference provided a venue for scholars from various disciplines to share their latest projects and research findings with colleagues. Plans are underway for the Seventh Annual Women's Health Update to be held at the St. Vincen't Bruno Conference Center in Birmingham, Alabama in August 2014.