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Women's Heart Health Education Initiative

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Monday, March 26, 2001


8:00 - 8:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

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8:30 - 9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Claude Lenfant

Women and Heart Disease: A Call for Action
Dr. Susan Bennett

Healthy People 2010: Achieving the Objectives for Women's Heart Health
Dr. Gregory Morosco

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9:00 - 10:15

Plenary Session: Setting the Stage for Action

Taking Aim at the Number One Killer of Women
Dr. Nanette Wenger

Reducing Heart Disease in Minority Women: Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Elizabeth Ofili


10:15 - 10:30


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10:30 - 11:45

Talk Show: Women and Heart Disease: Personal Perspectives
Ms. Doris McMillon


  • Ms. Brenda Romney
  • Ms. Judy Mingram
  • Ms. Paula Upshaw
  • Ms. Marsha Oakley

12:00 - 1:30

Lunch with Keynote Speaker
Women's Health: Image and Reality
Dr. Jean Kilbourne


1:30 - 4:00

Small Group Sessions: Developing a National Action Plan for Women's Heart Health Education

Group 1: Preventing the Development of Risk Factors
Group 2: Detecting and Treating Risk Factors
Group 3: Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Group 4: Preventing the Recurrence and Complications of Cardiovascular Disease

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4:00 - 5:00

Small Group Reports
Ms. Doris McMillon



Tuesday, March 27, 2001


8:00 - 8:30

Continental Breakfast

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8:30 - 10:00

Plenary Session: Achieving Success in Communicating Heart Health
Dr. Susan Bennett

Changing Consumer Behavior: What's Social Marketing Got to Do With It?
Ms. Pattie Yu Hussein

Communicating Culturally Appropriate Messages
Dr. Amelie Ramirez

Increasing Awareness Through a Community-Based, Public-Private Partnership
Ms. Irene Pollin

Heart Health Communication in Action: Project Joy
Dr. Diane Becker

Question and Answer Period


10:00 - 10:15



10:15 - 1:45

Small Group Assignments/Working Lunch
Ms. Doris McMillon

Planning a Performance Goal Project

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1:45 - 2:45

Small Group Session Reports and Discussion
Ms. Doris McMillon

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2:45 - 3:00

Summary and Closing
Dr. Susan Bennett

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