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FOOD DAY  - October 24, 2012

The IU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health supports Food Day on October 24th. A recent study of overall health statistics conducted by the National Women's Law Center graded the United States an unsatisfactory grade for healthy eating and the IU National COE wants to change this. We challenge the IUSM community to take a step toward a healthier lifestyle by participating in Food Day October 24th. Celebrate relationships with a healthy meal by  hosting a lunch or dinner at work or home, have a healthy pitch in. Visit www.foodday.org for to download a toolkit and recipe ideas and to register your event.

The IU National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with the Indiana Immunization Coalition  present:
“Eradicating Cervical Cancer in Indiana”
2012 Webinar Series

Please join any of these webinars focusing on HPV and cervical cancer at: http://connect.iu.edu/womenshealth/ (CME Credit is Available for these Lectures)

May 17, 2012  8:30am
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines
Marcia Shew, MD
http://connect.iu.edu/p3a1ejb3fsz/


May 18, 2012  10:30 am
Why Do I Need a Pap Smear?
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD


May 18, 2012  2:00pm
10 Reasons to Vaccinate Children against HPV Infection
Greg Zimet, PhD
http://connect.iu.edu/p9rzmcn4e8y/


May 23, 2012 10:30am
Cervical Cancer Screening for the Rural, Underserved and Underinsured Patients
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD


May 24, 2012  4:30pm
Myths and Facts about the HPV Vaccine and the Prevention of Cervical Cancer
Ivy Lee, MD
http://connect.iu.edu/p41bzum26xk/


Accreditation Statement:  The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   (1.0 Credit per webinar)

Faculty Disclosure Statement:  In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an IUSM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Statements of disclosure have been obtained from these speakers.  Dr. Marcia Shew has disclosed relevant financial relationships with Merck & Co. receiving salary as an investigator for HPV related vaccine trials.  Drs. Rohr-Kirchgraber, Dr. Zimet, and Dr. Lee have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  The planning team and staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support:  This CME activity does not have any commercial support.


Julian Center Services

Many different services are available at the Julian Center, from counseling to testing services and consultation. Click here for a complete list of the varied services at the Julian Center.


There are several events and programs throughout the state of Indiana and the nation that encompass some facet of women's health both directly and indirectly.  If you have an event or a program that you would like included please contact us.