Pennsylvania Hospital 800 Spruce St., Philadelphia PA 19107

History of Women’s Health: From Franklin’s Era to the Present April 5, 2006

7:30-8:30am; 8:30-9am continental breakfast Jack Ludmir, MD Greetings and introduction Keynote speaker Timothy Johnson, MD “The History of Womens’ Health” Zubrow Auditorium, Preston Lobby

9:10-10:10am Session 1: From Midwifery to the Birthing Suite; changes in childbirth from colonial times to now Susan Klepp, PhD (Temple University) “Women in the Age of (Deborah) Franklin”; Wanda Ronner, MD (University of Pennsylvania) & Margaret Marsh, PhD (Rutgers University) “‘A Boon for the Barren Woman’: Human IVF Research at the Free Hospital for Women, 1938-1944” Historic Library, 2 Pine Center

10:20-11:20am Session 2: The language of mental health; Psychological changes and women Debbie Kim, MD (University of Pennsylvania) “Women’s Mental Health During the Reproductive Years” Historic Library, 2 Pine Center

11:30 am-12:30pm Session 3: Social control of women (fetal alcohol syndrome, pain management and the use of anesthesia; sexuality) Janet Golden, PhD (Rutgers) “Discovering Fetal Alcohol Syndrome;” Jackie Wolf, PhD (Ohio University) “From Ether to Epidural: Obstetric Anesthesia in Social Context;” Diana Reinhard (A.B. D., Temple University) “Protecting ‘Blooming Womanhood’: Gender and Sexuality in Medical Discussions of Puberty, 1870-1920” Historic Library, 2 Pine Center

12:35-1:35pm Lunch Roundtable discussion Zubrow Auditorium, Preston Lobby

1:40-2:40pm Session 4: Women and Cancer Susan Domchek, MD (Penn) “The Evolution of Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment in the Last Century;” Mark Moore, PhD (Director, Psychological Services, Joan Karnell Cancer Center Pennsylvania Hospital) “Psychological Adjustment to Cancer.” Historic Library, 2 Pine Center

2:50-3:50pm Session 5: Minority health care, then and now Alan Kraut, PhD (American University) “Women Immigrants and Health: An Historic Perspective” Historic Library, 2 Pine Center