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Institute For Women's Health To Celebrate 10th Anniversary


DENTON — A luncheon to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Institute for Women's Health at Texas Woman's University will be April 11 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Hubbard Hall, located at the intersection of Bell Avenue and Administration Drive on the Denton TWU campus. Dr. Sydney Bonnick, M.D., F.A.C.P. and medical director for the institute, will be the guest speaker.

The cost is $20 and the deadline for reservations is April 4. For reservations, call (940) 898-2588.

The Institute for Women's Health develops and supports research projects that investigate the causes and prevention of conditions and diseases that affect women. The institute's projects include:

  • The Pioneer Project — a one-of-a-kind study investigating the long-term interplay of physical, behavioral and social factors that affect the health of women ages 18-60;
  • The Pauline Berry Mack Study — an osteoporosis study that spans 40 years investigating bone density and fracture risk;
  • The Healthy Bones Project — a study funded by the National Institutes of Health that is examining the effects of calcium and exercise on grown bones; and
  • The Houston Women's Health Agenda — a series of reports about the status of women's and girls' health in the greater Houston area.

More information on the Institute for Women's Health can be found at .


For Further Information Contact:

Roy Kron
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456