Montana State University

Women's Health Conference Announced

February 16, 2005

 

Women's Health Conference Poster
Women's Environmental Health Conference
Protecting Ourselves, Our Families, and Our Communities

Date: April 2, 2005, 9am-4pm

Location: Montana State University Strand Union Building, Ballroom A, Bozeman, Montana

 

Information:

Women's Voices for the Earth (WVE), is a non-profit women's health advocacy organization founded in 1995. With offices in Bozeman and Missoula, WVE works regionally and nationally to eliminate and/or substantially reduce environmental toxics impacting women's health and to increase women s involvement in environmental decision making.

WVE is proud to be celebrating 10 years of service to the communities in which it resides. One of the first events to kick off the 10th anniversary celebration is the Women's Environmental Health Conference that WVE will be hosting in Bozeman, Montana at Montana State University on April 2, 2005. Accomplished and notable experts will be coming from both out of state and from within Montana to speak about women's and children's environmental health issues such as Breast Cancer, Safe Cosmetics, Mercury and the Developing Baby, and Safeguarding Breastmilk.

Keynote speaker:

Dr. Gina Solomon, M.D., M.P.H.; Senior Scientist at the Natural Resources Defense Council and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco.

Other speakers include:

Dr. Dana Headapohl, M.D., M.P.H.; Medical Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Services, St. Patrick s Hospital, Missoula, Montana

Dr. Wade Hill, Ph.D, R.N.; Assistant Professor, MSU Bozeman College of Nursing

Dr. Colette Kirchhoff, M.D.; Family Practice Associates, Bozeman, Montana

The event is being co-sponsored by Bridger Clinic, the Bozeman Community Food Co-op, Montana State University Bozeman College of Nursing, and Montana State University Women s Center.

Call for more information on Montana Nurse's Association Continuing Education Units offered for this conference.

Pre-registering is recommended: Registration Form

Please contact Eliza at (406) 585-5549
* eliza@womenandenvironment.org
* www.womenandenvironment.org