Johns Hopkins Symposium Feb. 2015

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The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine has collaborated with the Johns Hopkins faculty for the first in a series of symposia. This symposium reviewed some of the most common illnesses and the sex-specific manifestations and treatment of these illnesses. Furthermore, this symposium aimed to inform health care professionals to learn about gender and sex-differences in the presentation, perception and management of disease. It is of great interest that the public routinely asks for physicians educated in the science of gender-specific medicine and that to date, no specific or well organized body of evidence- based practice recommendations for all the subspecialties of medicine has yet been assembled. We are planning more collaborative symposia like this one to underscore the need to increase research where gender is a significant variable and to develop and teach sex-specific strategies for the treatment of disease.

Terri L. Cornelison

Terri L. Cornelison, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Rehka Kumar

Rehka Kumar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Attending Endocrinologist, Weill Cornell Medical College

Pamela Ouyang, Myron L. Weisfeldt, Marianne J. Legato

Pamela Ouyang, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Director, Johns Hopkins Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center
Myron L. Weisfeldt, MD, Professor of Medicine, Former Director, Department of Medicine
Marianne J. Legato, MD, FACP, Emerita Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeon, Adjunct Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins Medical School, Director, The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine

                                                                                    Sex Matters: Update in Gender Specific Patient Care
February 13, 2015


February 13, 2015

7:30 ‐ 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 ‐ 8:15 Introduction and Conference Goals
Marianne Legato, MD, FACP
8:15 ‐ 8:30 Introduction and Conference Goals
Myron Weisfeldt, MD
8:30 ‐ 9:00 Gender Differences in the Presentation and Treatment of Depression
Karen Swartz, MD
9:00 ‐ 9:30 Sex Differences in Dementia
Cynthia Munro, PhD
9:30 ‐ 10:00 Gender‐Specific Considerations in the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Headaches
Jason Rosenberg, MD
10:00 ‐ 10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30 ‐ 11:00 I’d Love to Lose Ten Pounds: How To Deal With the Overweight Patient
Rehka Kumar, MD
11:00 ‐ 11:30 Boning Up on Osteoporosis in Men and Women: A Separate But Equal Disease?
Kendall Moseley, MD
11:30 ‐ 12:00 Sexual Dimorphism in the Immune System and the Implications for Autoimmunity
Jennifer Mammen, MD, PhD

12:00  ‐  2:00  Lunch and Lectures

Tales of the Heart: It’s Not Always What It Seems
Kirsten Healy, MD
Testosterone Replacement Therapy in Older Men
Adrian Dobs, MD

2:00 ‐ 2:30 Sex Disparities in Urological Cancers
Armine Smith, MD
2:30 ‐ 3:00 Chasing Sleep: Differences in Sleep Between Men and Women
Grace Pien, MD
3:00 ‐ 3:30 Gender‐Specific Medicine in the Genomic Era: What Are the Questions and How Do We
Find the Answers?
Marianne Legato, MD, FACP
3:30 ‐ 4:00 Closing Remarks
Pamela Ouyang, MD

Sex Matters: Update in Gender-Specific Patient Care

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