Gender and Health: Impacts of Structural Sexism, Gender Norms, Relational Power Dynamics, and Gender Inequities

Date and Time

– October 26, 2022, 04:30 PM EDT

Virtual only.

Event Information

Workshop Objectives

  • Review definitions and conceptual frameworks commonly used to study structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities in health.  
  • Examine issues in measurement and methods to evaluate structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities.  
  • Identify modifiable factors and points of intervention to mitigate health disparities based in structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. 
  • Highlight interventions (evidence-based practices, promising practices, etc.) and targeting different levels (e.g., socioecological, multilevel frameworks) aimed at mitigating health disparities based in structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. 
  • Identify opportunities to advance research and foster collaborations on health impacts of structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities.

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Agenda

Agenda

  11:00 a.m.–1:15p.m.         OPENING SESSION  

11:00–11:15 a.m. 

Workshop Introduction
Speaker: Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., FARVO

Workshop Objectives
Speaker: Ronna Popkin, Ph.D.

11:15–11:45 a.m.

Plenary 1 
Speaker: Nancy Krieger, Ph.D.

11:45–11:55 a.m. Q & A
11:55 a.m.–12:25 p.m.

Plenary 2
Speaker: Patricia (Trish) Homan, Ph.D., M.A.

12:25–12:55 p.m.

Plenary 3 
Speaker: Typhanye Dyer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

12:55–1:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Plenary Speakers
Nancy Krieger, Ph.D.
Patricia Homan, Ph.D., M.A.
Typhanye Dyer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  1:15–2:00 p.m. LUNCH BREAK
2:00–2:30 p.m. Poster Winners Flash Talks
  Advancing Understanding of Structural Sexism and Population Health Inequities: Introducing a Novel Modeling Approach to Capture Life-course and Intersectional Effects
  • Presented by: Ariel Beccia, M.S.
  Large-scale Characterization of Gender Differences in Age at Diagnosis and Time to Diagnosis in Longitudinal Observational Health Data
  • Presented by: Noemie Elhadad, Ph.D.
  Sexist Discrimination Partly Explains Associations Between Traditional Gender Role Beliefs and Alcohol and Drug Misuse Among Latina Young Adult Women
  • Presented by: Melissa M. Ertl, Ph.D.
  The Twisted Truth: Decision-to-Incision Time for Ovarian versus Testicular Torsion
  • Presented by: Aubrey Schachter, M.D.
2:30–4:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
 

Measurement and Methods

Modifiable Factors & Clinical Interventions

Modifiable Factors & Social Determinants of Health

2:30–2:40 p.m.
Chair: Anita Raj, Ph.D.
Chair: Madina Agénor, Sc.D., M.P.H.
Chair: Rebecca Jordan-Young, Ph.D.
2:40–3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Louise Pilote, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Speaker: Amaya Perez-Brumer, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Speaker: Goleen Samari, Ph.D., M.P.H.
3:00–3:20 p.m.
Speaker: Mathias Nielsen, Ph.D. & Londa Schiebinger, Ph.D.
Speaker: Catherine McKinley, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Speaker: Derek Griffith, Ph.D.
3:20–3:40 p.m.
Speaker: Morgan Philbin, Ph.D., M.H.S. & Bethany Everett, Ph.D.
Speaker: Arghavan Salles, M.D., Ph.D.
Speaker: Heather Bullock, Ph.D.
3:40–4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Panel Discussion Panel Discussion
4:00–4:30 p.m. CLOSING SESSION
4:00–4:15 p.m. High-level Report Back from Concurrent sessions
4:15–4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Speaker: Elizabeth Barr, Ph.D.

Accommodations

Sign language interpreting services are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Sonia Su at sonia.su@nih.gov or 301-435-6812. Requests should be made at least five days prior to the event.