Annual Research Conference

Postponed: Women’s Health Research Day

This event will be postponed until a later date, when we can host in-person rather than virtually (currently TBD).

Please continue to check this page for any further updates. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate around these unusual circumstances. If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact Heather Whitley.

Why XX Matters: Focus on Cancer and Regenerative Medicine Therapies for Women

Two female faculty members stand in a crowded hallway, looking at a research poster and discussing a particular point

One of the missions of Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) is to develop and implement programs to promote women’s health and sex differences research. Women’s Health Research Day is one of the ways we achieve this mission by showcasing the achievements of investigators in the topic area.


Women’s Health Research Day is open to everyone both internally to Wake Forest Baptist Health and externally: all faculty, students, staff, nurses, post-docs, residents, and fellows. There is no fee, but registration is required.

Registration is open now!

For more information, email us or call 336-716-5489.

Scientific Organizers

Tracy Criswell, PhD (Conference Chair) 
Other members of the Research and Education Subcommittee of the Women in Medicine and Science standing committee. 

Sponsored by Women in Medicine and Science; co-sponsors include:

Also made possible by donors of the WIMS Fund and members of the Lucile Hutaff Education Society for Women in Medicine and Science.

Attendees are encouraged to bring an electronic device to view the conference materials. A web page with slides will be provided shortly before the conference.  


The conference will take place on the fifth floor of the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education (475 Vine Street).

See parking information.