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Women's Health Conference

An annual conference hosted by the HSA Women's Health Department

Website Event Thumnail WHC 2024

About the conference

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority Women’s Health Department is hosting the 12th annual Women’s Health Conference on March 1st, 2024, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort.

Each year, the conference coincides with International Women’s Day, a day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide. This year’s conference promises to provide thought-provoking insights on the theme, “Trends in Women's Reproductive Healthcare.”

12th Annual Women's Health Conference

Full Agenda and Speaker Bios

Download the full agenda and speaker bios

Where can I register?

Registration for this year's Women's Health Conference is now closed.


7:15 am | Registration

8:15 am | Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Ms. Lizzette Yearwood, Chief Executive Officer, Health Services Authority
  • Hon. Sabrina Turner, Minister of Health & Wellness

9 am | Updates in Gynecologic Radiation Therapy and Benefits of Brachytherapy

  • Dr. Yonatan Weiss, Radiation Oncologist, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
9:30 am | Noninvasive alternatives for management of abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Dr. Peter Sipos, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Women’s Health Department, Health Services Authority

10 am | Coffee Break, Sponsored by Ministry of Health & Wellness

10:20 am | Noninvasive or conservative alternatives for Fibroid Treatment

  • Dr. Alessandro Lemos, Consultant Diagnostic & Interventional Radiologist, Health Services Authority

10:50 am | Special Awards Presentation, Raffle 

11 am | Recent trends in dental management during pregnancy

  • Dr. Thammy Powery, Dentist, Health Services Authority

11:30 am | Intrauterine fetal intervention

  • Dr. Leroy Campbell, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Health Services Authority

12 pm | Lunch, Sponsored by Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute

12:30 pm | How women are using technology to personalize their care

  • Dorinda Gardner and Marybeth Frank,  Registered Nurses/Midwives, Health Services Authority

1 pm | Beyond birth control: Non-contraceptive uses of hormonal contraceptive methods

  • Dr. Christina McLean, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Health Services Authority

1:30 pm | Robotic surgery in gynaecology: The final frontier?

  • Dr. Troy Gatcliffe, Gynaecologic Oncologist, Health City Cayman Islands

2 pm | Coffee Break, Sponsored by The Wellness Centre

2:20 pm | Fertility sparing surgery in gynaecology cancers

  • Dr. Mike Smith, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Integra Healthcare Ltd.

2:50 pm | Breast cancer surgery: Evolution and myths

  • Dr. Jaganmurugan Ramamurthy, Surgical Oncologist, Health City Cayman Islands

3:20 pm | Raffle, Games, Closing Remarks, and Vote of Thanks


  • Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (Title Sponsor)
  • Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute (Lunch Sponsor)
  • Health City Cayman Islands (Breakfast Sponsor)
  • Integra Healthcare Ltd. (Silver Sponsor)
  • Ministry of Investment, Innovation, and Social Development (Silver Sponsor)
  • Public Health Department (Silver Sponsor)
  • The Wellness Centre (Coffee Break) 
  • Ministry of Health & Wellness (Coffee Break)
  • BlueWater (Bronze Sponsor)


  • Health Services Authority (HSA)
  • Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute
  • Health City Cayman Islands
  • Integra Healthcare
  • The Wellness Centre
  • Bluewater Medical
  • OceanMed
  • Progressive Distributors Ltd.
  • The Well
  • Cayman Islands Cancer Society
  • Cayman Islands Cancer Registry
  • Cayman Heart Foundation