Learn about key topics in intrauterine development, the link between preterm birth & adult hypertension, the fetal programming of childhood behaviour, and the effects of maternal diet on infant development. Presented by Dr. Judith Hall, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Reproduction & Healthy Pregnancy, CFRI; Emerita Professor, Departments of Pediatrics & Medical Genetics, UBC. | Dr. Mikael Norman, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Karolinska University Hospital; Professor, Pediatrics, Karolinska Institute. | Dr. Tim Oberlander, Scientist & Senior Scholar, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health, CFRI; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UBC; Developmental Pediatrician, BC Children's Hospital. | Dr. Sheila Innis, Director & Scientist, Nutrition & Metabolism Research Program, CFRI; Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. (2010)
Dr. Annalijn I. Conklin is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. They talk about challenges they've faced throughout their career and the importance of following your passion and staying true to yourself.
Dr. Julie Robillard is the moderator for the 2023 Women in Science event. She shares her source of inspiration for her career and why it's so important to pay attention to the gap between research in the lab and how that knowledge is used in the real world.
Dr. Astrid Christoffersen-Deb is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. She shares how attending an all-girls Catholic elementary and high school nurtured her confidence, interests and sense of service, leading her to focus on the health of newborns, pregnant women and new mothers locally and abroad.
Dr. Amanda Butler is a panellist at this year's Women in Science event. She shares her insights on the importance of finding inspiring women as role models and the importance of serendipity when following a career path.
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