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Women & Health in Canterbury

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Ilex Café

Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Christchurch, Canterbury 8013

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Join us this Women's Day for a fundraising lunch and hear from our presenters who are research leaders in the fields of health & well-being

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We are celebrating International Women's Day with a lunch event focusing on Women and Health Research in Canterbury.

Join us for a delicious gourmet lunch at the Ilex Cafe set amongst the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens and hear from four research leaders in the fields of surgery, child health & development, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, and holistic women's health. Best of all, proceeds from this event will fund critical medical research in the Canterbury region.

Dr Nikki Hooper - Orthopaedic Surgeon, CDHB and Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Otago Christchurch

Bridging and Balancing: This talk will touch on Nikki's experience as part of a movement to bridge the gender gap in surgery while trying to find a balance between a demanding work and family life.

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Professor Gail Gillon - Director, University of Canterbury Child Well-being Research Institute

Why education matters in child health and well-being: This talk will draw from cutting-edge research to show why education and health are inseparable when it comes to child well-being; and provide some examples of how our actions as adults significantly influence the growth, development and potential of our children.

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Dr Gabriella Lindberg - Research Fellow at Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering (CReaTE) Group, University of Otago, Christchurch

The medical treatment gender gap and the future of personalised medicine: Why do most treatment options only serve half of the world’s population and what can we do about it?

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Ben Warren - Clinical Nutritionist and Holistic Health Expert, Founder & Clinical Director of BePure; PHD Candidate at the Canterbury University Nutrition and Mental Health Research Group

The biggest problems for female hormonal health and the best tips for fixing them: In this talk Ben will share from his years of experience in assisting thousands of women create hormonal harmony. Highlighting the main hormonal imbalances for women and giving his top diet and lifestyle strategies for creating hormonal balance.

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You will also have the opportunity to directly ask questions at the Q&A session following the individual presentations.

We look forward to celebrating the 2020 International Women's Day with you!

For any questions, please contact Barbara Chapman on barbara@cmrf.org.nz or 03 353 1240.

Who are we and what do we do?

The Canterbury Medical Research Foundation enables world-class medical research.

Over the past 59 years, the Foundation has funded more than $28 million in research into some of the world’s most devastating conditions such as: cancer, cystic fibrosis, heart disease, bowel disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and many more.

In order to continue to provide a meaningful level of research funding, the Foundation is reliant on the goodwill and financial support of generous individuals, trusts and businesses from Canterbury and beyond.

To learn more visit https://cmrf.org.nz/

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Christchurch Botanic Gardens

Christchurch, Canterbury 8013

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