2021 Women in Combat Summit
Forging the Future: How Women Enhance the Fighting Force
Tuesday, 09 February
Leadership in the 21st Century "Experience Informed Research and Policy"

0815-0830

Summit Welcome and Overview

Col Candy Wilson, PhD

0830-0945

Keynote: GEN (R) Martin E. Dempsey

0945-0950

Leadership Welcome and Overview

MAJ Angela Yarnell, PhD

0950-1030

Women, Peace & Security

Jeannette Haynie, PhD

1030-1100

Women as Warriors: Discarding the Myths and Realizing the Possibilities

CAPT Jill Rough, PhD

1100-1130

Break

1130-1300

Allies & Advocates: Men, Women, and Leadership

Panel Moderator: David Smith, PhD
Jill Goldenziel, PhD; W. Brad Johnson, PhD; Judith E. Rosenstein, PhD

1300-1315

Lunch

1315-1445

Direct Combat Exclusion Rule: Integration of Women into the Combat Arms Six Years Later

Panel Moderator: LTC (R) Robin Johnson
Question Moderator: LTC Adam Sawyer
Panelists: CAPT Jill Rough, PhD; MAJ Erin Williams, Maj Regan Lyon; & Maj Nicole Nicholson

1445-1545

Working Groups

1. Where are we going?
2. What is needed to get there?
3. What challenges remain?
4. What is the role of MHS/medical providers?
5. What can leadership expect from MHS/medical providers to support women?

1545-1600

Wrap Up

Wednesday, 10 February
Operational Performance

0800-0815

Welcome and Overview

MAJ Karmon Dyches, Psychological Health Deputy, MOMRP JPC-5

0815-0930

Opening Keynote

Dr. Karl Friedl, PhD

0930-0945

Break

0945-1030

Bone Health and Stress Fracture Risk in Female Soldiers

Dr. Kristin Popp, ORISE Established Scientists Supporting USARIEM

1030-1115

Physiological and Psychological Characterization of Hyper-Fit Military Females

Holly McClung, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN

1115-1200

Optimizing Power, Performance, and Prevention: The Female Soldier and the ACFT

COL Deydre Teyhen, DPT, PhD, OCS

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1345

Form, Fit, and Function of Female Military Equipment

Mr. Michael McGurk, Director, Research & Analysis
USACIMT: The Army's Leade for H2F and ACFT
U.S. Army Center for Initial Military Training

1345-1400

Break

1400-1445

Closing Keynote: Women in Combat: A UK Perspective on Health and Performance

Dr. Julie Greeves, OBI, PhD
Professor of Applied Physiology
Army Health and Performance Research (AHPR)

1445-1500

Wrap Up & Thank You

Thursday, 11 February
Health and Well Being

0800-0815

Welcome and Overview

Maj Angela K. Phillips, USAF, NC; PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC

0815-0900

Keynote

Prof. Tracey Perez Koehlmoos, PhD, MHA

0900-1015

A Delphi Study to Determine Military Women's Health Research Priorities

Dr. Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN

1015-1130

Unintended Pregnancy & Contraception

Prof. Catherine T. Witkop, MD, MPH, Col (Ret), USAF

1130-1230

Lunch

1230-1345

Nutrition & Iron Deficiency Anemia

Dr. James McClung, PhD

1345-1500

Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. T. John Wu, PhD

1500-1600

Working Groups for Topics: Urogential Health, Unintended Pregnancy & Contraception, Nutrition & Iron Deficiency Anemia, Traumatic Brain Injury

1600-1630

Announcement of Poster Award Winner
Wrap UP

Col Candy Wilson, USAF, NC; PhD, MHSc, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAAN