IWL releases white paper on sex differences in pain perception

On Monday, Oct. 3, Marquette’s Institute for Women’s Leadership released its latest white paper, its first coming from the IWL Faculty Fellows program.  

Written and researched by Dr. Marie Hoeger Bement, “Sex Differences in Pain Perception—Why Do Women Experience More Pain Than Men?”, continues to advance research in the area of pain, particularly looking at the difference in individuals’ experiences with pain and how one’s gender can impact both perceptions of pain and effective ways to manage pain. 

Resulting from this research paper, IWL is hosting a community event on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 3 p.m. at the AHPRC. The discussion, titled “Women Experience More Pain Than Men — And What to Do About It,” features a panel discussion with interdisciplinary experts on pain and pain management: 

Register online to attend.

For more information about this paper or its Nov. 3 event, contact Bement.