Women's Sports & Wellness
Conference Registration

Emory Sports Medicine Center Women's Sports & Wellness Conference

Emory Sports Medicine Center and Emory University School of Medicine welcome you to the 6th Annual Women’s Sports & Wellness Conference and Health Summit!

Title: Join the Conversation! We are Better Together

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2024 | 8 AM - 4 PM

Registration: Virtual or In-Person

*Please take advantage of our early bird registration which ends Friday, July 19, 2024.


Have any questions? Email Richard Marshall at richard.marshall@emory.edu

Courtney Gleason, MD, Director of the Women’s Sports & Wellness Conference, discusses what you can expect at this conference.


The In-Person conference will be held at the James B. Williams Medical Education Building:
100 Woodruff Cir #331, Atlanta, GA 30322



Parking is located at the Michael Street Parking Deck / Level 3:
550 Houston Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30322

Hotel Booking

Course Description - August 2024

The 6th Annual Women’s Sports and Wellness Conference will bring together thought leaders and healthcare experts from across disciplines who will present and discuss current and relevant topics affecting adult and young female athletes with the goal of empowering women and girls through sports and wellness.

We invite everyone to attend. The course is designed for healthcare professionals, athletes, coaches, learners, and all who are interested in the important topic of women and girls in sports. Come join the conversion. We are better together!


Special Session on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Sport

  • More Than a Game: Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Sport Matters
  • Title IX: Women in Sports
  • Transgender Athletics in NCAA: Policy, Procedure, and What is to Come
  • Navigating Mental Health Medications and Sports
  • Adaptive Sports: Women's Wheelchair Basketball


Who Moved My Cheese? Nutrition for Athletic Transitions Through the Lifespan

Val Schonberg Headshot

Keynote Speaker: Val Schonberg, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, MSCP, FAND
Midlife Health and Nutrition Specialist

View Val Schonberg’s Bio

Learning Objectives

The learner will gain an in-depth understanding of sports injuries and sports-related conditions commonly seen in adult and young female athletes.

The learner will gain an in-depth understanding of the most up-to-date therapeutic interventions for sports injuries and sports-related conditions commonly seen in adult and female athletes.

As a result of the learner’s understanding of common sports injuries and sports-related conditions in female athletes, female athletes of all ages will benefit from a comprehensive approach to treatment to optimize recovery and prevent re-injury, which will allow female athletes to continue playing sports and doing activities they enjoy.

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare Professionals
(Educational credits available):
  • Physicians
  • Physicians Assistants/Nurse Practitioners
  • Physical Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Nurses
  • Dietitians (Hours of Instruction)
Community Participants:
  • Athletes (youth and adults)
  • Parents
  • Coaches
  • Educators and Administrators
  • Health Professional Students
  • Community Residents
  • Fellows

Program Director

Courtney Gleason MD

Courtney Gleason, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics
Emory Sports Medicine Director
Emory’s Female Athlete Program
Head Team Physician for Agnes Scott College Team
Physician for the Atlanta Dream

View Dr. Gleason’s Bio

"Female Athlete Attrition: Keeping Women in the Game"

Planning Committee

  • Courtney Gleason, MD
  • Eziamaka Obunadike, MD
  • Jennifer London, MS, LAT, ATC
  • Anna Cottle, PT, DPT, ATC
  • Rosa Pasculli, MD, MBA
  • Jamila Kindall Asika, MS, ATC
  • Tanya Maxwell, MS, LAT, ATC, OTC-SC
  • Elizabeth Dixon, PT, DPT
  • Frazier L. Keitt, DO, CAQSM, MS
  • Atiya Wilson, MBA
  • Shermaine Johnson