2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Women’s Health

The following are handouts of the presentations given at the 2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Women’s Health, held September 14 – 16, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Presentation Handouts:

Morning Sept. 14

8:30 Kokum Knows: Indigenous Approaches to Understanding and Enhancing the Health of Aboriginal Women and their Families Janet Smylie MD FCFP MPH
Research Scientist, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
10:15 Two Paths: the Time Has Come to Walk Another Way Ann Bullock, MD
IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
11:00 Adverse Childhood Experiences: Influence on Health Across the Lifespan & Primary Prevention
Mark Erickson, MD
Medical Director of Behavioral Services, Southcentral Foundation. Anchorage, Alaska
12:00 Culture, Identity and Health Promotion Katsi Cook, Program Director
Woman is the First Environment Collaborative Running Strong for American Indian Youth, Alexandria, VA 22303
12:00 The Giver of Life Braid
Developed by Lucy Barney, Lillooet Nation, RN, BScN, UBC MSN Student

 

Morning Sept. 15

9:30 Evidence, Language and Indigenous Values to Dispute Tobacco Industry Lies Linda Hyder Ferry, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Loma Linda Univ. SM & SPH
10:15 Disabilities throughout the life span- gynecological issues Elisabeth H. Quint, M.D
Professor of OB/GYN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Afternoon September 15

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Hysterectomy ALTernatives HALT to hysterectomy? Elisabeth H. Quint, MD, Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Health System
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What’s New in Prevention of Cervical Cancer: 2011 Alan G. Waxman, MD, MPH Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico
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Pregnancy in Women with Substance Abuse: A Doorway to ChangeDr. Sandra de la Ronde, MD, FRCSC, Ottawa, Canada
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Indigenous Women and Heart Disease: current knowledge gaps Marcia Anderson DeCoteau, MD MPH FRCPCSection Head, Section of First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health, University of Manitoba Medical Officer of Health, Manitoba Health
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Pessary Fitting and Management for Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence Martha Rode, CNM
Abigail Reese, CNM, MSN
Division of Urogynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

 

Morning, September 16

10:15 Disabilities throughout the life span- gynecological issues Elisabeth H. Quint, MD, Clinical Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Health System