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The Spirit of Discovery In Women's Health Research: Leading a new century of innovation at Women's College Hospital

Toronto, Ontario
May 5, 2011

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m
The MaRS Centre, 101 College Street

Join Women's College Hospital for a day-long event to discover how scientists are leading women’s health research in critical areas, by reducing risk for cancers common in women, heart disease, and arthritis, breaking the silence in mental health, HIV and violence, and reinventing care for women and their families.

This event is for anyone who wants to know more about the future of women’s health, or who is committed to improving health care.

The program will include scientists from the Women's College Research Institute and keynote speakers.

  • "Under an Afghan Sky" - Mellissa Fung, CBC journalist, kidnapped in Afghanistan and lives to tell the tale.
  • "The International Perspective in Health" - Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, Executive Director, Stephen Lewis Foundation (Stephen Lewis has advised that he will be unable to attend and the agenda has been revised as noted).

Registration fees include lunch and a copy of Mellissa Fung's new memoir Under an Afghan Sky.

For more information and to register, please visit