2013 International Women’s Sixth Meeting and Conference

The International Women’s and Children’s Health and
Gender Group invites you to attend the

2013 International Women’s Sixth Meeting
and Conference

Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:00 to 18:00
Hilton Bayfront, San Diego, California, USA

Health Disparities, Women, and Substance Abuse:
Global Issues

This conference will bring together expert researchers and clinical providers passionate about and committed to improving the lives of women and children.

Frances E. Ashe-Goins, Office on Women’s Health, U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services
Wendee Wechsberg, Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluation and Interventions,
RTI International

Richard De La Garza, II, CPDD President

Steffanie Strathdee, Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Chief, Division of Global Public Health & Director, UCSD Global Health Initiative, University of California, San Diego
Have We Come a Long Way, Baby? Lessons in HIV Prevention from Women Substance Users At-Risk Around the Globe


Gina Brown, Coordinator for Women and Girls HIV Research, Office of AIDS Research, NIH NIH’s commitment to health disparities and HIV related to women substance users, their families and where the future research agenda is headed

Nabila El Bassel, Professor and Director of the Columbia University Global Health Research Center of Central Asia
Women who use drugs in Central Asia: Couples-based overdose and HIV prevention

Petal Petersen, Senior Scientist, Medical Research Council, South Africa
Substance use and other intersecting health risks: Addressing health disparities among women in South Africa

Meg Chisolm, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Social Media: Moving InWomen’s into the Future


  • Vocalist
  • Unified Dance Ensemble – All female drum circle


Please join us in our mission to advance our field and expand global collaborations.

Registration is $75 US ($35 for attendees from developing countries)
Lunch is included. To register click here.

For more information, contact Dr. Wendee Wechsberg, wmw@rti.org.

InWomen’s is a NIDA International Program Working Group

If you would like to know the mission and join the InWomen’s network, please go to http://nivc.perpich.com and register online. Membership is free. Your registration will be activated within 48 hours, and you will be automatically added to a discussion list to receive alerts for upcoming meetings. You will also have access to the group resources.


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