Women’s Health and Wellness Announces Fall Speaker Series

Posted on September 15, 2023

Poster for the UNCG Center for Women's Health and Wellness lecture with a picture of the speaker.

The Center for Women’s Health and Wellness invites everyone to save the date for their 2023 Speaker’s Series Fall Lecture and Workshop on October 26-27.

This is a two-day event where attendees have the opportunity to listen to a lecture by this year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Jody Clasey, and participate in a scholarly workshop which will be led by UNCG’s own Dr. Jaclyn Maher, associate professor of kinesiology. The event will conclude with a networking lunch on October 27.

Speaker Series: Body Composition and Health Disparities in Children: Both Hidden and In Plain View
Thursday, October 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in EUC, Alexander Room
Are you interested in learning about different health disparities in youth? Dr. Jody Clasey with the University of Kentucky’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science will highlight the various different established and new disparities in children and examine body composition and the most common method of measuring body composition: the Body Mass Index (BMI). There will be a networking reception directly following the lecture.
The event is free. Register here.

Scholarly Workshop: Communicating your Science to the Public through Infographics
Friday, October 27, 9 a.m. to noon in the NIB, Room 510
Have you heard about infographics, but you aren’t quite sure what they are? Have you ever thought about using infographics to communicate your science, but you weren’t quite sure where to start? Join Dr. Jaclyn Maher for an overview of the process of developing infographics to communicate your science effectively. Tips, resources, and lessons learned to help you effectively communicate your science to a broader public through infographics will be discussed. Attendees will also have the opportunity to develop their own infographic based on a recently published, under review, or in preparation manuscript. Register here.

Poster for UNCG Women's Health and Wellness Center's workshop with picture of the professor leading it.

Women’s Networking Lunch
Friday, October 27, 12:15 p.m. in the NIB, Room 510
Women faculty and students are invited to network over lunch and hear more about our Speaker Series presenter, Dr. Jody Clasey’s, successes and challenges, pearls of wisdom, followed by a Q&A and discussion – providing an opportunity for students and young faculty to hear from those who are in positions they aspire to be in.
Register here.

More information can be found here.


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