Meetings

Attendees at the Inaugural Meeting of the Canadian Organization for Gender and Sex (COGS) Research at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, January 8-9, 2020


FIRST ANNUAL CANADIAN ORGANIZATION FOR GENDER AND SEX RESEARCH: COGS

PROGRAM
Welcome
12:30 - 1:30PM Welcome Lunch (Rudy North Lecture Theatre Atrium)
1:00 - 1:30PM Opening Remarks (Lori Brotto, Liisa Galea, & Gillian Einstein)
1:30 - 2:00PM Keynote: 2020 Vision for Sex and Gender Science (Cara Tannenbaum; IGH)
Session 1
2:30 - 2:45PM Talk 1: Sexual Health Equity (Kate Shannon; Centre for Gender and Sexual Equity / UBC)
2:45 - 3:00PM Talk 2: Sex/Gender and Cardiovascular Disease (Louise Pilote; McGill)
3:00 - 3:15PM Talk 3: Taking Steps to Put SGBA+ Policy in Action at Health Canada (Simon Kennedy; ISED)
Session 2
3:30 - 3:45PM Talk 4: Men's Mental Health (John Oliffe; UBC)
3:45 - 4:00PM Talk 5: Pain, Sex, and Death (Jeffrey Mogil; McGill)
4:00 - 4:15PM Talk 6: Heart & Stroke: Advancing SGBAR in Funding Research (Mary Elizabeth Harriman; HSFC)
4:15 - 4:30PM Talk 7: Knowledge Translation/Exchange (Lynn Posluns; WBHI)
Session 3
4:45 - 5:00PM Talk 8: Indigenous People's History and Wellness (Harlan Pruden; 2SJ / UBC)
5:00 - 5:15PM Talk 9: Intersectional Perspectives on Gender and Stigma (Carmen Logie; UofT)
5:15 - 5:30PM Talk 10: Chronic Immune System disorders (Linda Wilhelm; CAPA)
5:30 - 5:45PM Talk 11: Measuring Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation to Study Stress Physiology (Robert-Paul Juster; Université Montréal)
7:00PM Steering Committee Group Dinner - Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar, 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Day Two
7:30 - 8:30AM G'Morning Breakfast (Centre for Brain Health)
8:30 - 9:15AM Keynote: Sex and Gender in Treatment Guidelines, Diagnostic Practices, and Anatomical Knowledge (Ericka Johnson; Linköping University, Sweden)
9:15 - 10:30AM Report back from students: What they heard, what they need. Report from whole group: Emerging themes
10:30 AM - 12:30PM Steering Committee Meeting
12:30PM Adjourned

ATTENDEES
Name Institution
Sofia Ahmed Libin Cardiovascular Institute / University of Calgary
Uri Bender McGill University
Lori Brotto Women's Health Research Institute / University of British Columbia
Marie-Annick Clavel Université Laval
Sandra Davidge Women and Children's Health Research Institute / University of Alberta
Annie Duchesne University of Northern British Columbia
Gillian Einstein University of Toronto
Blye Frank University of British Columbia
Liisa Galea Women's Health Research Institute / University of British Columbia
Danielle Jacobson University of Toronto
Ericka Johnson Linköping University
Robert-Paul Juster Université de Montréal
Rod Knight University of British Columbia
Carmen Logie University of Toronto
Donald McCreary Donald McCreary Scientific Consulting / Brock University
Donald McKay Memorial University
Sean McMurtry University of Alberta
Jeffrey Mogil McGill University
Doug Munoz Queen's University
Kara Nerenberg Libin Cardiovascular Institute / University of Calgary
John Oliffe University of British Columbia
Louise Pilote McGill University
Harlan Pruden Two Spirit Journal / University of British Columbia
Natasha Rajah Douglas Brain Imaging Centre / McGill University
Travis Salway Simon Fraser University
Kate Shannon Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity / University of British Columbia
Cara Tannenbaum Institute of Gender and Health / Université de Montréal
Paul van Donkelaar University of British Columbia
Seth Watt University of British Columbia
Mei-Ling Wiedmeyer Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity / University of British Columbia
Lisa Willis University of Alberta
Name Institution
Vratislav Hadrava Pfizer
Mary Elizabeth Harriman Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Simon Kennedy Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada
Ivy Lim-Carter Movember
Karen Mason Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research (SOAR) Project
Nancy Poole Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Lynn Posluns Women's Brain Health Initiative
Zena Sharman Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Krystle van Hoof Health Brains, Healthy Lives
Linda Wilhelm Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA)
Name Position
Cara Tannenbaum Scientific Director
Cora Siebert Communications Specialist
Name Institution
Sofia Ahmed Libin Cardiovascular Institute / University of Calgary
Maureen Drysdale St. Jerome's University
Annie Duchesne University of Northern British Columbia
Liisa Galea Women's Health Research Institute / University of British Columbia
Robert-Paul Juster Université de Montréal
Name Institution
Lionel Adisso Université Laval
Adriana Angarita Fonseca University of Saskatchewan
Harsukh Benipal McMaster University
Janessa Griffith University of Toronto
Carla Hilario University of Alberta
Nousin Hussain University of Toronto
Cindy Kalenga University of Calgary
Bonnie Lee University of British Columbia
Ashley Mah University of Toronto
Saryn Modderman University of Calgary
Taylor Morriseau University of Manitoba
Candace Oghide McMaster University
Martha Paynter Dalhousie University
Amanda Raffoul University of Waterloo
Kavitha Ramachandran University of Saskatchewan
Sonja Senthanar University of Waterloo
Anita Shaw University of British Columbia
Michael Sugiyama Ryerson University
Jennifer Williams McMaster University
Daniele Wolf Université de Montréal



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