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Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

This is a draft agenda. Topics and times are subject to change.

38th Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health
September 24, 2014, 9am to 4pm
Location: Building 31, 6CR6


Time Activity Lead/Speaker
9:00 - 9:15AM Call to Order/Introductions Janine Clayton, MD
Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health, Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
9:15 - 9:45AM NIH Director’s Report Francis Collins, MD ,PhD
Director, National Institutes of Health
9:45 - 10:30AM ORWH Director’s Report Janine Clayton, MD
10:30 - 10:45AM Discussion ACRWH Members and Guests
10:45 - 11:15AM The FDA Safety and Innovation Act Section 907 Action Plan- An Overview and Collaboration Jonca Bull, MD
Director, Office of Minority Health
Food and Drug Administration
11:15 - 11:30AM


11:30 - 11:45AM Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research: Update on Re-Engineering Meredith Temple O’Connor, PhD
NIH Inclusion Policy Officer, Office of Extramural Research (OER)
11:45 - 12:30PM Moving Beyond ‘Mice to Men’: Innovations in Translations Gender-sensitive Tobacco Research Sherry McKee, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Yale Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory; Clinical Director, FORDD Addiction Clinic
12:30 - 1:15PM Lunch*  
1:15 - 1:45PM Tools and Levers to Make A Half Into A Whole Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Northwestern University
1:45 - 2:15PM Communications and Legislative Update Anne Rancourt, MPS
Juliana Blome, PhD, MPH
2:15 - 2:45PM Group Discussion ACRWH members and guests
2:45 - 3:00PM Break  
3:00 - 3:30PM Open Discussion  
3:30 - 4:00PM Public Comment  
4:00PM Adjournment  
*Lunch is not provided but may be purchased in the cafeteria.
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