WHAT: The Orange County Women’s Health Summit is the premier gathering for healthcare, social service, nonprofit, government, academic and other professionals dedicated to women’s health in Orange County.
This year, the Orange County Women’s Health Project is partnering with the three largest OC universities:
Chapman University - Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences
California State University, Fullerton - Health Promotion Research Institute
University of California, Irvine - Initiative to End Family Violence
to present the 4th Orange County Women’s Health Summit, which will feature women’s health research and innovative projects happening here in the county. Please join us for a day of inspiring presentations and discussion where we will learn how to advance women’s health in our community!
(presentation titles have been abbreviated)
Breast & Cervical Health
Karen Herold, DNP, FNP-BC, WHCNP-BC – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Assessing risk for breast cancer among low-income women of color under 40 in OC
Suellen Hopfer, PhD, CGC – UC Irvine
Developing HPV vaccination narratives for ethnically diverse patients
Sora Park Tanjasiri, DrPH, MPH – CSU Fullerton
Increasing PAP testing among Pacific Islanders in Orange County
Souhiela Fawaz, PhD – Chapman University
Improving adherence to adjuvant aromatase inhibitor hormonal therapy
Health & Domestic Violence
Liza Eshilian-Oates, MD – Kaiser Permanente Orange County
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) screening for pregnant patients in OC healthcare setting
Marcia Salomon, RN, MSW, MPH – Orange County Health Care Agency
Identifying and assessing IPV by Nurse-Family Partnership® home visitors in OC
Michelle Miller-Day, PhD – Chapman University
Understanding dating violence among Orange County youth
Allyson Sonenshine, JD & Jacqueline Tran, DrPH, MPH – Orange County Women’s Health Project
Addressing mental health & substance use/abuse needs of DV survivors in OC
Lunch & Poster Session (20+ posters on women's health research and projects in Orange County)
Emerging Issues in Women’s Health
Georgiana Bostean, PhD – Chapman University
Tracking e-cigarette and tobacco use among adolescent girls in Orange County
Tony Viramontes – LGBT Center of Orange County
Identifying transgender women health disparities in Orange County
Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, PhD – Chapman University
Understanding breastfeeding gaps between different ethnic groups in hospitals
Maria Koleilat, DrPH, MPH – CSU Fullerton
Preventing excessive gestational weight gain among WIC clients in Orange County
8:30 a.m. Check-In and Light Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Program Begins
3:00 p.m. Program Concludes
Meals: A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration: Registration costs $45. There are no printed tickets for this event. Simply check in when you arrive.
Parking: Parking is included in the registration. Parking will be available at the State College Parking Structure on the CSU Fullerton campus. Use this campus map for directions.
Dress Code: Business casual.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
Nursing CEUs will be provided. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13309, for 4.2 contact hours.
CHES CEUs will be provided. This event is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Activity offered by CSUF, Provider ID# 100123, for 6 contact hours. The event number is 27152.
Questions: If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact Sydney Minchin, Project Assistant for the Orange County Women's Health Project at (714) 619-8419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event updates will be posted here.
Thank you for your interest.