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Unlock the heart of a woman, empower every generation!

Join the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados at ‘Heart of a Woman’,
Barbados’ first ever women’s heart health conference.
Together, let’s unlock the awesome power of women to prevent and manage cardiac health risks,
make and model better diet and fitness choices, and empower their families, communities
and the nation to lead happier, heart-healthy lives.

4 Brilliant Events Under 1 Roof!

July 12, 11am - 4pm

Come join attendees from the Public and Private sectors, medical community, non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations and women with compelling lived experiences to discuss women’s heart health policy insights, ideas and solutions for the home, school and workplace.

Fees*

Professionals: $250 | Students/Citizens: $150

July 13 - 14, 9am

Led by HSFB's Medical Director, Dr. Dawn Scantlebury and featuring leading women cardiologists and nitritionists from the USA, Canada and Barbados, this CME event will provide structured information on CVD in women, outlining risk factors and social determinants, and to update providers on advances in the core principles of its management. Learn more.

Fees*

Physicians: $400 | Nurses & Allied Health: $275 | Students: $200

July 12 - 14, 10am - 8pm

Calling all health and wellness professionals, farmers and food companies! As a HoW Wellness Expo exhibitor, you will benefit from excellent business-to-business and professional networking opportunities with scores of Symposium attendees plus thousands of fitness fans, foodies and fashionistas. We offer you reasonably priced exhibitor packages with interior and exterior booth sizes ranging from 8' x 8' to 20' x 10'

Fees*

Expo Booths Space starting at $575.50

Patron Admission: $20, Children Under 12 FREE

July 13, 7pm – 11pm

Raise funds and celebrate women living heart healthy lives! The evening’s festivities include a fabulous fashion show, silent auctions, sumptuous hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, live entertainment featuring a leading Barbadian songstress, and delightful dancing.

Tickets*: $250

*Prices quoted in Barbados funds. Discounted group rates and late registration rates may apply - please check for details upon registration.

Join Us for Every HoW Event!

fri12jul(jul 12)9:00 amsun14(jul 14)6:00 pm2019 Conference ScheduleSchedule of events for the HoW 2019 Conference9:00 am – 6:00 pm (14)

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • Day 2
    • Day 3
    • July 12, 2019
    • 9:00am Official Opening Ceremony9:00am – 10:15amOpening Ceremony

    • 11:00am Stakeholder Symposium11:00am – 04:00pmHoW Stakeholder Symposium on Women’s Heart HealthSpeakers: Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Dr. Gina Price Lundberg, Dr. Patricia Best, Dr. Selma Mohammed, Helene Charlebois

    • 10:00am HoW Wellness Expo10:00am – 08:00pmTrade show highlighting exciting and interesting products and services

    • July 13, 2019
    • 8:30am Mornin’ Barbados Family FitFest8:30am – 12:00pmMornin’ Barbados Family FitFest

    • 10:00am HoW Medical Symposium10:00am – 4:00pmHoW Medical SymposiumSpeakers: Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Dr. Gina Price Lundberg, Dr. Patricia Best, Dr. Selma Mohammed, Helene Charlebois

    • 10:00am HoW Wellness Expo10:00am – 8:00pmTrade show highlighting exciting and interesting products and services

    • 9:45am #IamHER Walk-In Talk9:45am – 10:45amTopic to be advised

    • 2:00pm #IamHER Walk-In Talk2:00pm – 3:00pmTopic to be advised

    • 7:00pm HoW ‘Red Dress’ Cocktail Gala7:00pm – 11:00pmHoW ‘Red Dress’ Cocktail Reception

    • July 14, 2019
    • 9:00am HoW Medical Symposium9:00am – 1:00pmHoW Medical SymposiumSpeakers: Dr. Dawn Scantlebury, Dr. Gina Price Lundberg, Dr. Patricia Best, Dr. Selma Mohammed, Helene Charlebois

    • 10:00am HoW Wellness Expo10:00am – 6:00pmTrade show highlighting exciting and interesting products and services

    • 11:00am Better Health Sunday Cooking Class & Brunch Sampler11:00am – 1:00pmBetter Health Sunday Cooking Class & Brunch Sampler

    • 2:00pm #IamHER Walk-In Talk2:00pm – 3:00pmTopic to be advised

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Dawn Scantlebury

    Dr. Dawn Scantlebury

    Interventional Cardiologist

    Dawn Scantlebury, MBBS, is a consultant cardiologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and senior associate lecturer in cardiology at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus, Barbados Dr. Scantlebury’s areas of practice include interventional cardiology, echocardiography and cardiac rehabilitation. Her main research focus is cardiovascular disease in women, particularly stress-induced cardiomyopathy and the long-term cardiovascular effects of hypertensive pregnancy.

    URL http://www.hsfbarbados.org/director/dr-dawn-scantlebury/

    Interventional Cardiologist

  • Dr. Gina Price Lundberg

    Dr. Gina Price Lundberg

    Clinical Director

    Gina Price Lundberg, MD is the Clinical Director of the Emory Women’s Heart Center and a Preventive Cardiologist with Emory Clinic in Marietta, Georgia. Dr. Lundberg is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. She has been interviewed about Heart Disease in Women on various media channels including CNN and in USA Today.

    URL http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/physicians/l/lundberg-gina.html

    Clinical Director

  • Dr. Patricia Best

    Dr. Patricia Best

    Cardiologist

    Patricia J M Best, MD, is an associate professor of internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. She is an interventional cardiologist, an active member of the Women’s Heart Clinic and a researcher at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a fellow of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Intervention.

    URL https://www.mayoclinic.org/biographies/best-patricia-j-m-d/bio-20054553

    Cardiologist

  • Dr. Selma Mohammed

    Dr. Selma Mohammed

    Cardiologist

    Selma Mohammed, MBBS, PhD, is a Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist at MedStar Health, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University of School of Medicine, Washington, DC. She conducts clinical research in heart failure as a scientific lead for the heart failure research team at MedStar.

    URL https://www.medstarhealth.org/doctor/dr-selma-f-mohammed-md/

    Cardiologist

  • Helene Charlebois

    Helene Charlebois

    Registered Dietitian

    Helene Charlebois is a Registered Dietitian and Obesity Expert with over 25 years of experience in counselling, nutrition education and weight management.

    URL http://hcnutrition.com/about/

    Registered Dietitian

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