Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
Angela C. Bates, M.B.A.
Angela Bates, M.B.A., joined ORWH in 2001. She is the staff lead on issues related to the inclusion of women and minorities in clinical research. She is responsible for ensuring that NIH Institutes and Centers comply with NIH policies for the inclusion of women and minorities in NIH-supported clinical research. In this capacity, Ms. Bates provides technical oversight for preparing comprehensive reports to Congress and providing guidance regarding the requirement for sex/gender analysis as mandated by the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993.
At the beginning of her federal career, Ms. Bates served as a contractor working in the Office of Research on Women’s Health and was instrumental in the development of an NIH-wide population tracking system. Prior to coming to NIH, Ms. Bates served as a research coordinator for the University of Michigan, Howard University, and Lucent Technology Collaborative Access Team (MHATT-CAT). As the research coordinator for a synchrotron radiation project, Ms. Bates provided administrative coordination for three offices, prepared scientific reports, and implemented community education programs encouraging children to pursue careers in science and technology.
Ms. Bates received her B.A. (cum laude) with honors in business administration from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in 1992 and her M.B.A. cum laude in information systems management from UMUC in 2000. Ms. Bates has more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare, academic, and research industries.