234143 Invisible 'casting couch' in academia

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS, CHES , New York Medical College School of Public Health, Pleasant Valley, NY
This table will focus on the problems women in academia face when trying to make a mark based on their work and not because of gender.

Learning Areas:
Other professions or practice related to public health

Learning Objectives:
discuss issues of sexuality in the workplace and the expectation and use of sexuality as a tool for advancement.

Keywords: Career Development, Women

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working as a physician, public professional and academician for the past 20 years in diverse health care settings and have presented and moderated at numerous national and international conferences. I have written on various health issues and am the editor and co author of a Book Women's Global Health and Human Rights published in 2009.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.