Submit an Abstract for a Poster Competition and Register by January 15th for the 5th Annual Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health (WCBH) Symposium

Please join us for the 5th Annual Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health (WCBH) Symposium, featuring the “RED OUT, SHOUT OUT” Showcase to support those affected by cardiovascular diseases. This symposium is sponsored by HSC Division of Research and Innovation and the Office of the President.

The WCBH symposium will take place on February 1-2, 2024, in the Medical Education and Training (MET) building located at 1000 Montgomery Street, Texas 76107.

WBCH Symposium will include:

  • Free Registration
  • Breakfast and Lunch Provided
  • Student and/or Trainee Oral and Poster Presentation Competition with Prizes ($$$) for Winners
  • Nationally Recognized Expert Guest Speakers
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Dynamic and Engaging Community Panel Discussion
  • Health Resources Exhibition
  • ” Red Out, Shout Out” Showcase

The purpose of the symposium is to 1) promote research addressing women’s cardiovascular and brain health, 2) provide the opportunity for students and postdoctoral fellows to present their work, 3) foster regional and local research collaborations, and 4) raise awareness about the importance of women’s health research.

We encourage all persons to register, submit an abstract, and/or volunteer to participate in our “RED OUT, SHOUT OUT” Showcase.

The purpose of the showcase is to raise awareness for women and families who have been affected by cardiovascular diseases. In this event, participants will share their personal stories and testimonials on how cardiovascular diseases have impacted their lives and loved ones, while showcasing their red apparel and accessories! Those interested in participating in the showcase please complete the “RED OUT, SHOUT OUT” volunteer form.

This symposium will be an impactful and transformative event that will raise awareness, bring attention to cutting edge research of Women’s health, amply the voices of those affected by CVDs, and importantly bring together students, faculty, staff, and community persons at UNTHSC and the surrounding DFW area. Please see the important deadlines below.

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*For more information to please visit the website:

For questions contact: Dr. Mark Cunningham:; Angie Castillo:; or Desiree Ramirez:

Sponsored by: HSC Division of Research and Innovation and the Office of the President.