#WIGFallForum

Event Date(s): 
11/10 - 11/19 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Thank you for joining us for WIG's Fall Forum! Please see below for important resources from the webinars and don't forget to check out WIG's podcast programming.

 

#WIGFallForum Program (link to audio for all recorded sessions, see below for links to Shared Screen Views):

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2020: 

Immunization in the Age of COVID 

Moderator:
Georgia State Senator Gloria Butler,Southern Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Judy Stewart, Senior Vice President of Vaccines, GlaxoSmithKline
Dr. Melinda Wharton, Director of Immunization Services Division, NCIRD, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Claire Hannan, Executive Director, Association for Immunization Managers
Dr. LJ Tan, Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition
Dr. Leonard Friedland, Vice President, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Innovation in Ending the HIV Epidemic

Moderator:
Alabama State Reprsentative Laura Hall, WIG State Director
Featuring:
Staci Bush, PA, Executive Director, Global HIV Prevention Lead, Medical Affairs, Gilead Sciences

Tuesday, November 17, 2020:

Women Are Changing the Legislative Landscape in 2021

Moderator:
Nevada State Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner, Western Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Jean Sinzdak, Associate Director, The Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University
Tennessee State Senator, Brenda GIlmore, WIG State Director

Gene and Cell Therapy: The Potential and the Path Forward​

Moderator:
Tennessee State Senator Raumesh Akbari, WIG State Director
Featuring:
Scott McGoohan, JD, Senior Director, Policy and Intelligence, Federal Government Affairs, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Gender Disparities in Treatment and Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease

Moderator:
Colorado State Senate President Pro Tempore Nancy Todd, Past Chair, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Robert Stoekenbroek, MD, PhD, MSc, Medical Director, Novartis US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs

Expanding Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Moderator:
Colorado State Senate President Pro Tempore Nancy Todd, Past Chair, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Molly Guthrie, Director, Susan G. Komen Center for Public Policy
Rebecca Birch, Manager, Susan G. Komen Center for Public Policy
  • Session Slides (segment slides begin at slide #27)
  • Link to Full Session Shared Screen View (presentation begins minute 29:50)
  • Link to Audio Only (presentation begins minute 29:23)
  • Transcript with Hyperlinks (segment begins on p. 10)

Thursday, November 19, 2020:

The Co-Pandemic: Breaking Down Barriers to Mental Health Access in the Age of COVID-19 

Moderator:
Connecticut State Representative Christie Carpino, Eastern Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Reyna Taylor, Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy, The National Council for Behavioral Health
Dr. Manpreet K. Singh, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Pediatric Mood Disorders Program; Director, Pediatric Emotion and Resilience Lab
Brenda Gleason, President and Founder, M2 Healthcare Consulting

Safety Around Water​

Moderator:
South Carolina State Representative Heather Crawford, Southern Regional Director, WIG Board of Directors
Featuring:
Mary Ostrowski, Senior Director of Chlorine Issues, American Chemistry Council
  • Session Slides (segment slides begin at slide #23)
  • Link to Full Session Shared Screen View (presentation begins minute 1:01:13)
  • Link to Audio Only (presentation begins minute 1:01:03)
  • Transcript with Hyperlinks (Coming soon! segment begins on p. 17)

Thank you to our #WIGFallForum sponsors!

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