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Women's Health & Wellness Conference goes virtual

Image with caption: Sheritta Strong, MD, will give the keynote at the 23rd annual Women's Health & Wellness Conference in October.

Sheritta Strong, MD, will give the keynote at the 23rd annual Women's Health & Wellness Conference in October.

This year's Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference, the 23rd presentation of the annual event that offers community education and nursing continuing education, will be entirely online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Held Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the conference offers a variety of presentations centered on the theme of "Pouring From an Empty Cup: Prioritizing Self-Care While Caring for Others."

Presentation topics include:

  • Trauma-informed care;
  • Genetic cancer risk;
  • Plant-based eating;
  • Finding health at every body size;
  • Use and efficacy of complementary alternative medical therapies;
  • Perimenopause and mental health;
  • Women and health technologies; and
  • Depression in pregnancy/postpartum.

Sheritta Strong, MD, director of the UNMC Office of Inclusion, will present the morning keynote on loss and the grief process as they pertain to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nursing registration is $30. Contact hours are available for those interested. General registration is free.

See more information on speakers. Registration is now open.

Questions about the conference? Call the Olson Women's Health Resource Center at 402-559-6345.

This conference is sponsored by the Olson Center for Women's Health, UNMC, Nebraska Medicine, the University of Nebraska at Omaha and The Wellbeing Partners.

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