School of Health and Human Sciences

Ongoing Mission

The purpose of the Annual CWHW Research Forum is to highlight the diverse research being conducted on campus around women’s health and wellness. The 2022 Research Forum was a virtual event that consisted of over 50 registered participants and speakers, including a keynote presentation on “Promoting active living among Latinas: The critical role of interdisciplinary, multi-sector research to address inequities”, was given by our own Dr. Sandra Echeverria. Her talk was followed by a supplemental discussion by Dr. Deanne Brooks. Abstract presentations on topics of genetic counseling narratives: experiences of African American Women with Breast Cancer; Parent Texting and Emerging Adult Perceived Support of Autonomy; Female Athlete Triad Risk Among Active Premenopausal Women; and the Influence of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Fluid Intake and Urinary Hydration Markers. Roundtable Discussions consisted of a discussion on Real-Time Assessment of Health Behaviors: Understanding Women’s Daily Lives, and a discussion on Biopsychosocial Determinants of Maternal Health. Access the powerpoint presentations and CWHW Research Updates for our previous event by clinking on the following link, Research Forum of 2022.

Please revisit this page in late Fall / early Spring for details on the 2023 Forum.