Faculty of Medicine

RSI Speaker Series: Women and Brain Health

Mar 25, 2019
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11:00am–12:00pm
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The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) at University of Toronto is organizing its inaugural Speaker Series where leading researchers, graduate students, clinicians, and/or individuals from the community with lived experience are invited to discuss an array of topics relevant to rehabilitation, public health, and medicine.

In celebration of International Women's Day & Brain Week, our first event on Monday, March 25th at 11AM will focus on Women and Brain Health featuring Dr. Gillian Einstein, a distinguished U of T professor and researcher studying role of sex and gender in brain health & aging; as well as two RSI alumna who wear 2 hats as clinicians and researchers: Melissa Biscardi, who will be addressing the link between brain injury and women's reproductive health; and Reema Shafi who will reveal ways in which the female brain becomes uniquely vulnerable following concussion.

All are welcome to attend in person at 500 University, Room 132 and the event will also be streamed live at: http://utehab.adobeconnect.com/rsitalks
 

Location
Rehabilitation Sciences Building
500 University Ave, Room 132
Toronto
M5G 1V7
2019-03-25 15:00:00 2019-03-25 16:00:00 UTC RSI Speaker Series: Women and Brain Health The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) at University of Toronto is organizing its inaugural Speaker Series where leading researchers, graduate students, clinicians, and/or individuals from the community with lived experience are invited to discuss an array of topics relevant to rehabilitation, public health, and medicine.In celebration of International Women's Day & Brain Week, our first event on Monday, March 25th at 11AM will focus on Women and Brain Health featuring Dr. Gillian Einstein, a distinguished U of T professor and researcher studying role of sex and gender in brain health & aging; as well as two RSI alumna who wear 2 hats as clinicians and researchers: Melissa Biscardi, who will be addressing the link between brain injury and women's reproductive health; and Reema Shafi who will reveal ways in which the female brain becomes uniquely vulnerable following concussion.All are welcome to attend in person at 500 University, Room 132 and the event will also be streamed live at: http://utehab.adobeconnect.com/rsitalks  500 University Ave, Room 132 - Rehabilitation Sciences Building rehabsciencegsu@gmail.com