Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
News & Advisories 2012
December 1, 2012
As the world’s leading funder of HIV/AIDS research, NIH is vigorously pursuing promising research in therapeutics, prevention (including efforts to develop a vaccine), and work toward a cure.
September 4, 2012
NIH Director announces appointment of Janine Clayton as Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health, NIH
August 23, 2012
52 Weeks for Women’s Health, a new app that offers women access to a year's worth of practical health information, highlighted week-by-week, is now available.
August 10, 2012
President Obama issued an Executive Order on Preventing and Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls Globally. The NIH, with direction from ORWH, contributed to the report, the U.S. Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally .
June 15, 2012
Three new members to the National Institutes of Health Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health (ACRWH) have been confirmed by the director of the National Institutes of Health. The ACRWH provides guidance to the director of the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH).
May 21, 2012
The National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium has selected 11 health professional schools as designated Centers of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPEs). These centers will act as hubs to develop, evaluate, and distribute pain management curriculum resources. The Office of Research on Women’s Health co-funded the CoEPEs, with nine other NIH ICs. Learn more about the NIH Pain Consortium.