An Extraordinary Journey for Extraordinary Times

Friday, May 12, 2023

9 - 11:30 a.m.

In-person or via Zoom

This year's A Woman's Journey program will highlight three areas: enhancing survival from ovarian cancer, understanding and preventing sports injuries in women, and music as medicine.

Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Program begins promptly at 9:45 a.m.

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Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
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Registration is $50.

Your formal invitation will be mailed in March.

Sponsorship opportunities, scholarships and premium reserved tables are available.

New Insights

Improving Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer has eluded gynecologists and physicians for years. Gynecologic oncologist Jeffrey Lin, M.D. shares new thinking about the disease, its suspected causes, prevention strategies and hopeful treatments.

Jeffrey Lin, M.D.

Score One for Women

Sports medicine specialist Alexis Coslick, D.O. explores injuries that occur more frequently in women, propensities for injuries as we mature and why treatment strategies often differ between genders.

Alexis Coslick, D.O.

Finding Harmony

Scientists are beginning to identify a profound relationship between music and enhanced memory. Hear neurologist Alexander Pantelyat, M.D., describe music as medicine for the brain.

Alexander Pantelyat, M.D.
Amna Nawaz

Q&A Moderator

Amna Nawaz is an American broadcast journalist and a co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour alongside Geoff Bennett. Before joining PBS in April 2018, Nawaz was an anchor and correspondent at ABC News and NBC News. She has received a number of awards, including an Emmy Award and a Society for Features Journalism award.

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Our Sponsors

A Woman's Journey is grateful for the generous support of our corporate and media sponsors.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine National Capital Region Leadership

Carolyn Carpenter, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E.

President, National Capital Region of
The Johns Hopkins Health System

Carolyn Carpenter, M.H.A., F.A.C.H.E.

Jessica Thompson Melton, M.H.A.

President and COO
Suburban Hospital

Jessica Thompson Melton, M.H.A.

Hasan Zia, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

President and COO
Sibley Memorial Hospital

Hasan Zia, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Greater Washington Area Advisory Committee

  • Sherry Bellamy
  • Susan Cohn
  • Linda Courie
  • Dawn Doebler
  • Sarah Ehrlich
  • Liz Flanagan
  • Molly Jackson

  • Diana Kogan
  • Elise Lefkowitz
  • Amy Manela
  • Cindy Merz
  • Nina Mitchell
  • Barbara Mulitz

  • Belle O’Brien
  • Penny Pagano
  • Dushanti Peiris
  • Kiersten Peterson
  • Kristen Pruski
  • Sharon Rockefeller
  • Caroline Shafa

For more information, please send an email to [email protected] or leave a message at 410-955-8660.

Registration Form

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Premium Table, Reserved for 8
(1 registrant)