Women in Medicine and Science
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Upcoming Events


Past and Upcoming Events


Meeting Dates:

9/12 , 9/27 , 10/10 , 10/25 , 11/7 , 11/29

All meetings are from 6:10-7:00 pm


Health Initiative: Trans-Healthcare in the US by Dr. Eric Plemons
5:30 PM17:30

Health Initiative: Trans-Healthcare in the US by Dr. Eric Plemons

Located at the University of Arizona, Agave Room in the SUMC (4th floor)

Dr. Plemon’s research engages theories of sex and gender, the critical study of science and medicine, political economies of medicine and medical innovation, trans- studies, anthropological theories of practice, and the studies of technology and technique.

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5:00 PM17:00

Social dinner and swim!

Our first social event will be dinner at Guadalajara at 5 pm! After, we will head back to the campus at the rec for swimming and dessert! Sign up for a great way to meet new people in WIMS and have a fun Friday evening!

A carpool sign up will be available if you need a ride!

1 point in social/health initiative

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6:00 PM18:00

General Scheduled Meeting: Guest Speaker, Dr. Jessica Andrews-Hanna

Dr. Jessica Andrews-Hanna is a professor and researcher at the University of Arizona. She achieved a BS in Biology and Psychology at Duke University and went on to obtain a Masters in Neuroscience at the Washington University in St. Louis, and finally received a PhD in Psychology at Harvard. She now works on research conducted in the Neuroscience of Emotion and Thought (NET) Lab, which is centered on understanding the mysteries of our inner mental lives – the thoughts, memories,  feelings and emotions that make use unique as individuals.  An ultimate goal of her lab is to help individuals harness the beneficial aspects of internally-guided cognition and live happier, healthier lives.

Location: Bio W 219


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6:00 PM18:00

Health Initiative

Peggy Hutchison is the CEO of the Primavera foundation, a non-profit agency that has been providing pathways out of poverty and strengthening the Tucson community since 1983, through a variety of programs and services. Come join us as Peggy discusses the Tucson homelessness and poverty community and what the Primavera foundation is doing and what you can do to help!


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