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Course Description
Target Audience
Objectives
Program Agenda
Contact Information
Registration
Location
Accommodations for Disabilities


Governor's Conference on Women's Health:
In Our Best Interest

May 18-19, 2006
Sheraton World
Orlando, Florida

   
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Course Description
 

The Florida Department of Health's Women's Health Initiative is hosting the first Governor's Conference on Women's Health. This conference is being planned as a result of Section 381.04015(2)(p), Florida Statutes, which established the Officer of Women's Health Strategy within the Department of Health for the purpose of improving the overall health status of women in Florida through research, awareness, and education regarding women's health issues.

 



Target Audience
 

Legislators, agency officials, health care providers, civic leaders, consumer representatives, and advocates who shape, implement, and assess women's health policies, programs and practices in Florida.

 



Objectives
 

Upon the completion of this program, the participant should be able to:

  • To understand the factors that impact and affect women’s health across their life-spans
  • To understand the disparities in health outcomes for women in our diverse state
  • To recognize that health for women is not just physical health
 



Program Agenda
 
Thursday, May 18th, 2006
 

7:00 – 4:45 pm

Registration

Indian Lobby

7:45 – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Coral A&B

8:30 – 8:45 am

Welcome (Rony Francois, MD / Nancy Humbert)

Indian / Pacific

8:45 – 9:05 am

Health Status of Women in the United states (Frances Ashe-Goins)

Indian / Pacific

9:05 – 9:25 am

Health Status of Women in Florida (Nancy Humbert)

Indian / Pacific

9:25 – 9:45 am

Women’s Health: In the Interest of Our Society (Holly Grason)

Indian / Pacific

9:45 – 10:15 am

Q & A Panel

Indian / Pacific

10:15 – 10:30 am

Networking Break

Exhibit Hall

10:30 – 10:50 am

Women’s Health: In the Interest of Our Children
(Bill Sappenfield, MD)

Indian / Pacific

10:50 – 11:10 am

Social Determinants of Women’s Health (Fleda Mask Jackson)

Indian / Pacific

11:10 – 11:30 am

Environmental Determinants of Women’s Health (Calondra Tibbs)

Indian / Pacific

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Q & A Panel

Indian / Pacific

12:00 – 1:15 pm

Working Lunch: Humor in Women’s Health Care (Charlie Mahan, MD)

Indian / Pacific

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Break

 

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Access to Healthcare for Women (Paul Duncan)

Indian / Pacific

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Networking Break

Exhibit Hall

2:30 – 5:00 pm

Policy Group convenes (invitation only)

Mediterranean A

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Break Out 1: Women’s Health Problems Across the Life Span

 

 

A1: Folic Acid: Health Throughout the Life Span (Lynn Bailey, PhD);
 Promoting Preconception Health in Florida for Women throughout the Lifespan (Elizabeth Jensen)

Mediterranean B&C

 

B1: Women and Heart Disease: Primary and Secondary Prevention (Theresa Beckie, PhD)

Caribbean
A & B

 

C1: HPV in Relation to Cervical Cancer (Ellen Daley, PhD, MPH);
Reducing the Burden of Cancer for Florida’s Women: What We Know and What We Need to Do
 (Mary Ann Burg, LCSW and Ellen Lopez, DPH)

Biscayne

D1: Who is going where and why: Adolescent’s Perception of Sexually Transmitted Disease Services in Three Counties in Florida (Kay Hood, PhD, ARNP);
Providing Reproductive Health to Adolescents
(Lilyan Kay, MS, MPH);
STDs: The Interface Between Women’s Reproductive Health and Men’s Reproductive Health (Sharleen Simpson, PhD, ARNP)

Pensacola

 

E1: Sports Injuries (Dr. W.S. Quillen);
Unintentional Injuries in Older Women (Janet Lehman)

Tampa 1

 

F1: Diabetes Across the Lifespan (Mary Bowers)

Tampa 2

 

G1: Management and Prevention of Obesity during Pregnancy (Cecilia Jevitt, CNM, PhD);
Childhood / Adolescent Obesity (Carol Vickers)

Tampa 3

 

H1: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support (Jeff Loomis)

Florida 3

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Break Out 2: Social and Environmental Determinants of Health

 

 

A2: Health Literacy 101 (Carol Scoggins, MS)

Mediterranean
B & C

 

B2: Substance Abuse Issues Impacting Florida’s Women (Jim Hall);
Drug Abuse and Addictions (TBD)

Caribbean
A & B

 

C2: Ethics and Women’s Health: Respect for Persons and Cultural Competence as Best Practice (Robin Fiore, PhD);
Removing Barriers to Health Care Services for Women Who Partner with Women (Nan Van Den Bergh, PhD, LCSW)

Biscayne

 

D2: Risk Factors and Concerns Pertaining to Female Inmates
(Laura Bedard, PhD)

Pensacola

 

E2: Hip Hop Sexual Imagery Construction’s Influence on African American Female Sexual Risk Taking Attitudes and Behavioral Outcomes (Dionne Stephens, PhD);
Media Influence on Violence Against Women: How Do We Design Policy for Change? (Jacquie Fraser)

Tampa 1

 

F2: Environmental Health and Women (Cynthia Warrick, PhD)

Tampa 2

 

G2: Migrant Health (TBD)

Tampa 3

5:00 pm

Meetings Adjourn

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm

Reception and Fashion Show

Coral A & B

 
Friday, May 19th, 2006
 

7:45 – 4:30 pm

Registration

Indian Lobby

7:45 – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

Exhibit Hall

8:30 – 9:00 am

Welcome (Lt. Gov. Toni Jennings)

Indian / Pacific

9:00 – 9:15 am

Review Day I and Overview of Day II

Indian / Pacific

9:15 – 10:00 am

Disparities in Women’s Health (Marilyn Gaston / Gayle Porter)

Indian / Pacific

10:00 – 10:30 am

Networking Break (and check out of hotel)

Exhibit Hall

10:30 – 12:30 pm

Policy Group: Consensus Building / Finalize Recommendations (invitation only)

Mediterranean A

10:30 – 11:30 am

Break Out 3: Best Practices / Promising Practices / Programs in Women’s Health

 

 

A3: Promising Practices in Maternal Depression (Susan Potts & Lo Berry); Maternal Depression (Robin Davenport, RN)

Mediterranean
B & C

 

B3: HIV / AIDS (Cathy Robinson Pickett)

Caribbean
A & B

 

C3: Caring For Your Temple (Ayakao Watkins, MSPA)

Biscayne

 

D3: Women’s and Girls Health Initiative (Pamela Chally, PhD, RN); Save Our Babies (Shaleana Eubanks-Worlds)

Pensacola

 

E3: Maternal Mortality: Women Are Still Dying (Deborah Burch, RN, BS, CPCE); Maternal Mortality: What About Mom? (Jane Bambace)

Tampa 1

 

F3: Cardiovascular / Heart Disease / Stroke (Dorothy A. Nettles)

Tampa 2

 

G3: Best Practices in Business (Corine Mixon)

Tampa 3

 

H3: Serial Sexual Assault as a Social Determinant of Health (Margaret Baldwin)

Indian / Pacific

11:30 – 12:30 pm

Break Out 4: Health Disparities in Women’s Health

 

 

A4: The Roots of Racial Disparities in Women’s Health (Cheryl Robbins, MS); The Pillars of Discrimination and Women’s Health Outcomes (Peter Gamache, MBA, MLA, MPH, RN)

Mediterranean
B & C

 

B4: Influence of Education, Employment, and Income on Women’s Health (Carlene Graham, PhD)

Caribbean
A & B

 

C4: VA Healthcare for Women Veterans in Florida
(Peggy Mikelonis, ARNP, MS, CNA)

Biscayne

 

D4: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Among an Uninsured / Underserved Population of Women in Florida (Ellen Daly, PhD)

Pensacola

 

E4: Better Weight for a Better You (BABY)
(Maria Mesa, MNS, RD, LD); Discourage the Practice of Douching (Barbara Hansen Cottrell)

Tampa 1

 

F4: Understanding the Diabetes Care Management Practices of African American Women and Diabetes Health Educators
(F. Bridgett Rahim-Williams, PhD, MPH, MA)

Tampa 2

 

G4: Florida’s Women, HIV / AIDS and Child Sexual Abuse: Policy and Program Implications for Primary and Secondary Prevention (Georgette King, MPA)

Tampa 3

12:40 – 1:30 pm

Lunch.  In Our Best Interest: The Women’s Health Initiative
(Marian Limacher, MD)

Indian / Pacific

1:30 – 1:45 pm

Break

 

1:45 – 2:15 pm

Future of Women’s Healthcare (Stephen Klasko, MD)

Indian / Pacific

2:15 – 2:45 pm

Networking Break

Exhibit Hall

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Meet Agency Leaders

Indian / Pacific

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Report from Policy Group (Make Recommendations)

Indian / Pacific

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Open Forum

Indian / Pacific

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Closing Comments

Indian / Pacific

 



Contact Information
 

For questions regarding this conference or questions/trouble with this website, contact:
Bobbi Rose
brose@hsc.usf.edu
813) 974-7542

 



Registration
 

Registration Fees: $200

Registration will be capped at 300 participants, in order to assure an interactive educational program. Register early to ensure your attendance at this monumental conference.

Registration fees will not be refunded, but you may transfer your registration to another colleague.

 


Scholarships
A limited number of scholarships are available. Even if a scholarship is received you will still be required to provide payment information. If you are a scholarship recipient, you will be charged registration fees if you cancel; however, you may transfer your registration to another colleague

 



Location
 

Sheraton World
Orlando, Florida
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
http://sheratonworld.com/

 

A block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting at the special rate of $109.00 per night for “Resort” rooms, or $159 for “Tower” rooms, plus current applicable sales tax for single/double occupancy. The rooms will be held until April 17, 2006.

Hotel reservations can be made by calling 1-800-327-0363 or (407) 352-1100.

Please identify yourself as a registrant of the Governor’s Conference on Women’s Health.

Make your reservation now to ensure group rate and room availability as hotel rooms sell out!

 



Accommodations for Disabilities
 

Please notify the CPD Office, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC Box 60, Tampa, Florida, 33612 or call (813) 974-4296 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

Events, activities and facilities of the University of South Florida are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or Vietnam veteran status as provided by law and in accordance with the University's respect for personal dignity.

 



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