Program

2016 Program

Friday, November 4th 

7:45 – 8:45 AM

VIP Canyon Ranch Breakfast

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

WHC Morning Session

  • Welcome to WHC 2016 & Keynote: Vonda Wright, MD
  • Introduction of Keynote
  • Keynote: Richard Carmona, MD – 17th Surgeon General of the USA
  • WHC Health Update and Q & A:
    • Heart Health Update – Susan Kim, MD
    • Integrated Cancer Cure Update –  Lanie Francis, MD
    • Q & A
  • Home Workout: Jackie PolackFitness Expert, Club One
  • Relevant | Resilient | Risk Taking
    • Barbara Mistick, PhD – President, Wilson College & Author of “Stretch” 
    • Rebecca Harris, MBADirector, Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
    • Vonda Wright, MD, MS –  Founder & CEO, Women’s Health Conversations
  • Building a Better Brain: Paul Nussbaum, PhD
  • Emerging Leaders Presentations: Lynn Banaszak, MBA & Vonda Wright, MD
    • WHC Leadership Award
  • Home Workout: Jackie PolackFitness Expert, Club One
  • Introduction of Keynote: UPMC Health Plan 
  • Keynote: “YOU are in the Driver’s Seat!” – Susan Docherty – CEO, Canyon Ranch

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch Conversations & Pittsburgh Tasting Menu

Marketplace

1:30 -2:30 PM

WHC Pavilions

A: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: When Estrogen Starts to Walk Out the Door

  • Patricia Geraghty, MSN, FNP – Midlife Authority
  • Janis Jibrin, RD – Nutrition
  • Mary Peterson, MD – OBGYN and Midlife Specialist

B: FREE Food: In a World of Fat-Free, Gluten-Free,and Food Bound Up in Genetic Manipulation… What’s a Woman to Do?

  • Leah Lizarondo – The Brazen Kitchen & CEO, 412 Food Rescue
  • Jeff Lucchino, RDN, CSSDSports Nutrition, UPMC Sports Medicine

2:30 – 2:45 PM

Break

Marketplace

2:45 -3:45 PM

WHC Pavilions

C: More Sleep, Less Stress!

  • Debra Myers- Stress Management Consultant, Unwrapping Stress
  • Suman Golla, MD- ENT Surgeon

D: Beauty: The Inside Scoop on the Outside of You! 

  • Nicki Zevola Benvenuti- Founder & CEO, FutureDerm, Inc
  • Tiffany Fluhme, PA- Cosmetic Surgery PA & Founder of GlamBar

4:00 PM

Happy Hour Tour

Saturday, November 5th 

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

WHC Morning Session

  • Welcome – Prevention NOT Rx (Prescription): Vonda Wright, MD
  • Your Integrated Path to Personalized Health:
    • Lauren Loya, MDFounder, The Hormone Center
    • Kerry Harling –  Founder, The Holistic Highway
  • More Power to You: Getting What You Want from Your Health Care
    • KMarie, MD
    • Ann Marie Keenan, RN, PhD
    • Denise LaRosa – Founder & CEO, Mom Talk
  • Home Workout: Jackie PolackFitness Expert, Club One
  • Cause I’m Happy – The Inside Out of Happy Living: TBA
  • Can Sports Save Society?:
    • Kellie Middleton, MD, MPH
    • Patrice Matamoros, MBACEO, P3R
    • Aimee Kimball, PhD
  • Home Workout: Jackie PolackFitness Expert, Club One
  • Genomics – TBD
  • Keynote: “Back to the Future: How Star Trek Replicators are Transforming Health Care for a Billion People” – Julielynn Wong, MD, MPHFounder, 3D4MD

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch Conversations & Pittsburgh Tasting Menu

Marketplace

1:30 -3:30 PM

WHC Pavilions

E: This is Your Body – Sex, Fertility, Reproductive Innovation & Social Policy

According to original research conducted by Dr. Vonda Wright and Campos Research, Millennials view sex and their bodies as, not merely pleasure zones, but as central to wellness, work and policy. This very special 2 hour session will feature researchers and clinicians specializing in reproductive and treatment technologies for today and the future. The conversation will continue with the perspectives of the real impact of sex and reproduction on the lives of women and families, as well as the social and workplace policies that effect our decision-making.

  • Kyle Orwig, PhDResearcher | Reproductive technologies available to preserve fertility
  • John Lipman, MDGynecologist | Non-surgical procedures every woman needs to know about for healthy reproduction and sex
  • Natalie Bencivenga, MSW – Journalist
  • La’Tasha D. Mayes – Founder, New Voices for Reproductive Justice
  • Emily McGahey, CNM, MSN Midwife Center

4:00 PM

Happy Hour Tour