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Women Health is Family Health

25 years ago, Dr. Howell recognized the critical need to improve women’s health care and research, not only for the sake of women, but also for the sake of their families and loved ones.  She believed that to unleash innovation in women’s health, one needed to reach young minds. By creating partnerships with academic leaders in our community, Dr. Howell’s vision to fund the next generation of researchers and physicians came to fruition.

Today, The Doris A. Howell Foundation for Women’s Health Research is dedicated to making a long-term positive impact on women’s health. It is the premier organization advancing women’s health research through scholarships, grants and community educational outreach. 

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Relaying the Latest in Women’s Health Research

Howell Health Lecture Webinar

Wearable Electrochemical Sensors for Non-Invasive Monitoring of Health Status

May 7, 2021
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Guest Speaker:
Juliane R. Sempionatto, PhD

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In this talk, the development and application of non-invasive wearable devices will be discussed. Wearable electrochemical sensors operating in sweat, saliva, tears and interstitial fluid will be presented in addition to critical discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities involved in building a successful electrochemical wearable biosensor for monitoring important parameters related to women’s health.

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We have entered a new era in Women’s Health and “tomorrow’s breakthrough” depends on what we do today to make a difference in the future of health care. It’s an honor to be part of this incredible group of people who believe in women’s health causes.

Maryanne Sarge
Maryanne Sorge Family Nurse Practitioner Friend of Howell Foundation

Although women live longer than men, they bear a greater burden of diseases & disability. I’m privileged to serve on the Howell Foundation Board of Directors to help this exceptional organization promote women’s health research through its student & community engagement research awards.”

Michelle LaCroix
Andrea Z. Lacroix. Ph.D. Professor & Director of the Women's Health Center of Excelence UC San Diego

For me, the Howell Foundation is about Education. Research. Next Generation. I learn so much about women’s health from the top physician researchers and scientists in San Diego. Knowing that my contribution is going toward women’s health research scholarships is rewarding.

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