Healthy Aging – Women’s Health Beyond Menopause

WIMS Annual Conference

This year's event occurred on May 23, 2023.

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 Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and externally: all faculty, students, staff, nurses, post-docs, residents, and fellows. There is no fee, but registration is required.

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Women's Health Research Day 2023

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Presented and Sponsored By:

Presented by:

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) and Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Sponsored by:

Cardiovascular Sciences Center, Center for Addiction Research, Center for Redox Biology & Medicine, Division of Public Health Sciences, Emergency Medicine, Hypertension & Vascular Research Center, Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Neurosciences Clinical Trial and Innovation Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention, Urology and Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

Also made possible by the Members of the Lucile Hutaff Education Society for Women in Medicine and Science.

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2022 Poster Award Recipients

First Place Poster (Student)

Yismeilin Feliz-Mosquea, BS
Department of Surgery/Hypertension

"Inositol-requiring enzyme-1 (IRE1) blockade affects triple-negative breast cancer chemotherapy sensitivity and prevents chemotherapy-related cardiotoxicity"

2nd Place Poster (Student)

Kimberly Holter, BS
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

"Investigating MK-801-Induced Changes on Electroencephalography and Cognition in Female Rats with and without 17β-Estradiol" 

1st Place Poster (Fellow)

Madison Cook, BS
Department of Dermatology

"Psychosocial burden of FFA: a qualitative interview study"

2nd Place Poster (Fellow)

Dylan Wolff, MD
Department. of Urology

"Pulsed electromagnetic field changes protein expression in urothelial cells in culture: A pilot study"

Top Overall Poster Award

Jessica Mackert, PhD (Fellow)
Department of Surgery/Hypertension

"Targeting SIRPα as a therapeutic strategy for the treatment of breast cancer brain metastasis"