Noted Canadian researcher Dr. Cara Tannenbaum to present at Gender Summit 2017
MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, CIHR Scientific Director and a vocal champion for an equitable funding ecosystem in Canada, will present at the Gender Summit 2017. Dr. Tannenbaum's presentation will focus on how integrating concerns around sex and gender into research policy has the potential to address health challenges faced by up to 50 % of the Canadian population.
- Dr. Cara Tannenbaum is the Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health and is available to discuss the difference between sex and gender and how it relates to research.
*The 2017 Gender Summit will take place in Montreal, Quebec from November 6 to 8, 2017. Close to 600 advocates of gender equality from science, innovation and development will participate in the summit.
To book an interview or to learn more about the Summit, please contact:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
At the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), we know that research has the power to change lives. As Canada's health research investment agency, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system. www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca
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SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research
For further information: To book an interview or to learn more about the Summit, please contact: David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563, [email protected]