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Published on: February 27, 2019
by Women’s Brain Health Initiative:
Protecting Ourselves Against Dementia, Heart Disease, and Cancer
On Monday April 29th, join us to hear powerful messages from experts on the best ways to guard against disease, unique differences for women, and the control that we do have to maintain our health – throughout our bodies and all through our lives.
Gillian Einstein, PhD
Wilfred & Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging, Professor, University of Toronto
Beth Abramson, MD, MSc, FPRCP, FACC
Director, Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre and Women’s Cardiovascular Health, St. Michael’s Hospital, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Kelly Metcalfe, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing Associate Dean of Research,
Adjunct Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute
President & CEO, Brain Canada Foundation
Founder & President, Women’s Brain Health Initiative
Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and Q&A with the panelists.
Proceeds support the research and education programs of Women’s Brain Health Initiative.
Because your grey matter, matters.
Charitable receipt provided for maximum allowed by law.
Evening made possible thanks to the generosity of our Partners:
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It is common for women to experience cognitive difficulties, sometimes referred to as “brain fog,” as they go through the menopause transition. They might be forgetful, or have trouble concentrating or thinking clearly. In one...
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