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Women's Health

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The NCI Center for Cancer Training (CCT) is pleased to announce a new virtual “Women’s Health”  course that will be offered from Nov. 14th through Dec. 19th, 2023.  The lectures will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 3-5 p.m. and viewed on WEBEX. They will be videocast live, as well as being archived. The Women’s Health course covers important topics such as menopause, menstrual disorders, endometriosis, cardiovascular disease, mental health, immune health, as well as ovarian, breast, and cervical cancer.  Participants will learn how to prevent, diagnose, and treat women’s health disorders.  In addition, where possible, material will be presented in relation to current aspects of clinical research. The participation of NIH Fellows who want to learn more about women’s health is encouraged.  

Please contact Dr. Terry Moody or Dr. Farah Zia for further information.


The Women's Health course registration is now CLOSED.

Location and Time

Two hour sessions will occur on Tuesday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., on WebEx. Lectures will be videocast and archived. Classes will occur from November 14 to December 19, 2023.

Faculty Coordinators

  • Ann Berger, NIH CC
  • Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, NHLBI
  • Lori Minasian, NCI
  • Terry Moody, NCI
  • Sarah Temkin, NIH OD
  • Farah Zia, NCI


  • E. Barr, Ph.D.
  • P. Desvigne-Nickens, M.D.
  • V. Gomez-Lobo, M.D.
  • J. Hall, M.D.
  • M. Kaplan, M.D.
  • J. McClendon, M.D.
  • L. Rahangdale M.D., M.P.H. 
  • D. Roach, M.D.
  • G. Samimi, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • E. Sauter, M.D., Ph.D.
  • P. Stratton, M.D.
  • S. Temkin, M.D.
  • X. Tigno, Ph.D.
  • F. Zia, M.D.

Women's Health Course Schedule

Date Time Speaker Topic


Nov. 14

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

F. Zia, M.D.

X. Tigno, Ph.D.

E. Barr, Ph.D.

Whole person health

Science careers

Gender considerations


Nov. 21

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

J. Hall, M.D.

G. Samimi, Ph.D., M.P.H.

E. Sauter, M.D., Ph.D.


Ovarian cancer

Breast cancer

Nov. 28

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

V. Gomez-Lobo, M.D.

P. Stratton, M.D.

Menstrual disorders

Endometriosis, fibroids, gyn pain

Dec. 5    

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

L. Rahangdale M.D., M.P.H. 

M. Kaplan, M.D.

Cervical cancer

Autoimmune health

Dec. 12

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

P. Desvigne-Nickens, M.D.

S. Temkin, M.D.

Cardiovascular health

Health disparities

Dec. 19  

3:00 p.m. 

4:00 p.m.

J. McClendon, M.D.

D. Roach, M.D.

Mental health

Substance use disorders

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