The Ocean House | Watch Hill, RI | June 27-30
The Intersection of Technology and Wellbeing
The Latest Technological Advances In Women's Health
Please Register by June 01, 2019
Space Is Limited

We invite you to join us for our AccessCircles Summer Forum, “The Intersection of Wellness and Technology” June 27-30, 2019 at The Ocean House, Watch Hill, RI

At our AccessCircles Forums, we like pushing the boundaries of knowledge by exploring the latest in technology and the world of science.  We strive to create experiences that ignite and spark creativity and innovation which forces us to think differently and to interact in a way that creates change in our lives

Join us as we learn from our experts who are working in wellness, technology and science to understand the interface that will inspire dramatic results - and will change your lives forever.
We will explore many topics.  Here are a few:  

  • How Our Sex Determines our Well Being
  • Women: How technology will improve, change and shape our lives
  • The Impact of estrogen on our brains, hearts, health
  • Artificial Intelligence and Sex-Based Differences
  • Technology and the Heart
  • WHAM!: Women’s Health Access Matters Update – Sharing our first two grants
  • The Impact of Exercise  on our Minds and Bodies

Several of our esteemed thought leaders joining us are:

  • Dr. Polina Anikeeva: MIT Scientist, Vilcek Prize Winner and materials scientist creating new materials and tools for investigating and repairing the brain.
  • Dr. Rhoda Au: Dr. Au’s visionary work is in developing more effective strategies for promoting cognitive health and its interface with technology
  • Vikas Bangia:  Senior Information Security Architect, Bessemer Trust will discuss, Cybersecurity Protecting Yourself and Your Identity; How to keep your information, records and personal data safe.
  • Dr. Roberta Brinton: Dr. Brinton’s renowned laboratory research focuses on the role of estrogen and bioenergetics in aging and age-associated neurodegeneration as well as the development of regenerative therapeutics.
  • Dr. Amanda Fader: An associate professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and the director of the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service and the Center for Rare Gynecologic Cancers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Fader’s focus is the impact of obesity on women’s cancer.
  • Dr. Hadine Joffe: Dr Joffe, MD, MSc, Executive Director, Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology will introduce our first WHAM! grant winner, Michele O’Donoghue.  
  • Dr. Cori Lathan: Does Artificial Intelligence (AI) Respect Sex-Based Difference? If Not, Why Not?  Dr. Lathan was recognized asone of MIT Technology Review’s “Top 100 Innovators and one of Fast Company Magazine’s “Most Creative People In Business.  Dr. Lathan is recognized for her work on ditigal health software and assistive technology.
  • Dr. Carolyn Mazure: Executive Director, Women’s Health Research at Yale will introduce our WHAM! grant winner Dr. Hilary Blumberg, whose research will test a sleep self-monitoring and regulation therapy for the first time in women over the age of 50 to assess improvement in sleep, cognition, depressive symptoms
  • Dr. David Page: Professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the director of the Whitehead Institute, and a Howard Hughes investigator. Dr. Page will address why there is a higher incidence of heart disease in men than women and a greater prevalence of autoimmune disorders in women as well as other differences between men and women and wellness and disease. 
  • Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum: Head of Women’s Cardiology at Mt. Sinai will review how technology is transforming women’s heart diagnosis, treatment and outcomes
  • Dr. Wendy Suzuki: Neuroscientist and expert in the role of exercise on our brains, bodies and spirit.

AccessCircles Forum Fee: $2200.00

The AccessCircles Forum fee is inclusive of all thought leader programming, delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) exquisite private dinner events, welcome tote.  Hotel reservations are not included and must be made separately.  



To reserve your room at the Ocean House please call: 401.584.7000

Reference AccessCircles to receive our preferred rate: $825.00/night (3 night minimum stay).  Rate is extended pre and post upon availability.