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Nursing Lectureship March 7 at TWU Center

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Nursing Lectureship March 7 at TWU Center

1/29/03


HOUSTON — "The Women's Health Initiative Hormone Clinical Trial: Implications for Women's Health" will be the topic of the Parry Distinguished Lectureship Series, presented by the Texas Woman's University College of Nursing-Houston Center and Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Beta Houston.

The lecture will be March 7 from 9 a.m. to noon at 1130 John Freeman Blvd., located in the Texas Medical Center, room MGJ 724. Admission is free.

Jennifer Hays, Ph.D., and Ronald Young, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, will discuss the findings and clinical implications of the Women's Health Initiative hormone clinical trial of estrogen plus progestin, which was ended in July 2002 due to evidence of an increased overall harm to users. The outcomes of the study and clinical implications will be presented.

On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the presentation, a mid-morning reception and networking session and a questions and dialogue session. Research poster presentations will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Three Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Type 1 contact hours have been requested from the Texas Nurses Association.

Parking fees will be the responsibility of participants. For more information or to pre-register by Feb. 28, call (713) 794-2100.

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Roy Kron
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Tel: (940) 898-3456
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