WCHRI Research Day
WCHRI will host its annual Research Day on October 18. This year our format returns to an in-person event!
WCHRI Research Day brings our members and stakeholders together to share common interests and research outputs on women and children’s health and is a great venue for our trainees to communicate their recent work, discuss their research and network with colleagues. Presentations for Research Day will be combined into themed sessions.
We are delighted to welcome Bernard Thébaud as our keynote speaker. Thébaud is a senior scientist of the Regenerative Medicine Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a clinician-scientist in the field of stem-cell/regenerative medicine, a practicing neonatologist and a past, and one of the earliest, WCHRI members.
Between Us: An Interactive Talk on UTIs
Thursday, October 19th, 2023
"Between Us: An Interactive Talk on Urinary Tract Infections"
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Welcome to our first lecture of the season!
We are pleased to share that our women's health lecture series, formerly known as What the Health, has been newly rebranded to Between Us: Exploring The Mind & Body.
Presented by Alberta Blue Cross and hosted by the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society, our Between Us talks will continue to focus on providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment for sharing expert knowledge and discussing important women's health topics.
About the presentation
Join us for this candid presentation by Dr. Shazma Mithani on urinary tract infections, or UTIs.
UTIs are more common in women than in men and can lead to other serious health problems, particularly if they spread to the kidneys.
Adding to the challenges for patients and healthcare providers is the fact that UTIs may be overlooked or mistaken for other conditions.
Learn from Dr. Mithani what you need to know about identification, detection and treatment.
All are welcome in this inclusive space.
About the presenter
Dr. Shazma Mithani is an Emergency Room (ER) doctor at the Royal Alexandra and Stollery Children’s Hospitals. She is passionate about health education and protecting public and accessible healthcare. When not working, she enjoys tennis, ultimate frisbee, and exploring Edmonton’s coffee shops and restaurants.
Starry Night Gala
This third-party event fundraiser will support the Lois Hole Hospital for Women's bereavement program.