Chapter News

Congratulations to HBA SoCal chapter member Trina Schneider, winner of the HBA Leadership Conference Art & Science photo contest

Art & Science — “twin pillars of creativity and innovation in any dynamic culture.”

Art and science are often viewed at two ends of a philosophical spectrum when applied to leadership. Leadership Conference attendees submitted their works of art based on these twin pillars.

HBA Southern California chapter’s board of directors Secretary (2012- 2014), Trina Schneider, won first place for this inaugural HBA award.

Try some news moves before the end of 2013 at the December 12 “Tri Me” event

Join the HBA Greater Philadelphia chapter and take on a personal challenge to try something new and different. Try out three different fitness activities, led by Antonio Davis, top speed coach, strength expert and world class track athlete. Have fun while learning new fitness moves and networking with other women in the healthcare industry. Learn more and register here.

Groundbreaking HBA Metro chapter event highlights innovation and advancement in women's healthcare

Fact:  It was only a little more than a decade ago that research began to be published about the differences in women’s heart attack symptoms.  

Fact:  It was not until 2006 that the first woman-specific knee replacement device received FDA approval – and, while women receive the majority of hip replacements, we do not know why women are 30% more likely than men to need repeat surgery in less than two years.  

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Leadership development workshops at Brandman University this Fall

Discover your strengths and leverage your personal leadership talents with half-day leadership development workshops presented in partnership with Brandman University’s School of Extended Education. Designed with the needs of both clinical and administrative professionals in mind, these workshops combine theory with practical applications immediately available to your professional settings. Learn about the challenges and opportunities of diversity in the healthcare industry, try out new strategies for handling difficult conversations with staff and clients, and improve your time and project

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Event recap: Drug Repurposing- The Best Kept Secret in Medicine

by Stacey DeFilippo

Dr. Bruce Bloom fascinated an HBA audience with stories of how repurposed drugs have changed the lives of children and adults with rare or neglected diseases. At Cures Within Reach, Dr.Bloom, improves patients' lives quickly and safely by finding new uses for FDA approved drugs, nutraceuticals and medical devices in treating rare diseases with no effective known treatment.

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Event recap: Review of Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, hosted by Kimberly Farrell

written by Donna Lock, Life Sciences Foundation

On July 24, Kimberly A. Farrell, CEO of Unlimited Performance Training, Inc., facilitated an interactive discussion of Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In. The event was hosted and sponsored by Theravance.

Kimberly emphasized Lean In is not a “how to” book. Readers must evaluate their own situation and decide what works for them. Here are some highlights and takeaways on the discussion: