The Impact of Gender/Sex on Health and Disease

Professor of Medicine
Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership
UGA Health Science Campus

April 07, 2021 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm

YouTube Live

Men and women present with different disease symptoms, courses and responses to therapeutics. Understanding the impact of gender/sex on health can enhance precision medicine as well as disease prevention and health promotion strategies. Gender/sex-specific designs impact ergonomics and biomechanics improving function and not just appearance. We work to understand the unique characteristics of how sex/gender impacts our daily lives.