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ORWH Women’s Health Seminar Series

ORWH Women’s Health Seminar Series are presented on the NIH Bethesda campus. They are free and open to the public. Past seminars are available from NIH Videocast by topic. For more information about the ORWH Women’s Health Seminar Series, contact


Clinical Research, Inclusion, and You–A Scientific Forum

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The Research Continuum from Inclusion to Reporting
Mary A. Foulkes, Ph.D., The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Health Policy

Health Status among Women of Color
Sharon K. Davis, Ph.D., National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Division of Intramural Research, NIH

Clinical Research Made a Difference for Me
Christine Eads, clinical research participant; founder, Duffy House.


Innovations in Reproductive Technologies

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Ethical Issues in Emerging Technologies in Reproductive Medicine
Alan Decherney, MD, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH

Emerging Technologies in Infertility
Clarisa Garcia, M.D, University of Pennsylvania, PENN Fertility Care

Health Disparities and Access to Emerging Technology in Reproductive Medicine
Alicia Armstrong, M.D., NICHD

Multipurpose Prevention Technology for HIV, STIs, and Pregnancy
Gustavo Doncel, M.D., Ph.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Deputy Director, Preclinical Research, CONRAD

New Technology in Contraception Research
Regine Sitruk-Ware, M.D., Reproductive Endocrinologist


Sex Differences and Pain Research

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Sex and Gender Differences in Pain and Analgesia: Overview of Clinical and Experimental Findings
Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

Sex Differences in Persistent Pain Syndromes
Emeran A. Mayer, M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles

The Science of Inclusion: Racial, Gender, and Aging Influences on Pain
Carmen R. Green, M.D, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan

Thoughts on the Future for Sex Differences and Pain Research Moderator
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D., National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH

Social Media and the NIH Mission

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Opening Comments and Moderator
John T. Burklow, Associate Director for Communications and Public Liaison, NIH.

Building a Business Case for Social Media: Leveraging Social Media—People, process and technology
Jonathan Cho, Office of Communications and Education, National Cancer Institute

Use of Social Media in Research and Public Health Efforts: Social Media Tools, Behavioral Intervention and Site Usage Data: NCI’s Smoke Free Women campaign
Erik Augustson, Ph.D., M.P.H., Tobacco Control Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

The Power of Partnerships to Improve Public Health: The Text4baby mobile health service
Judy Meehan, CEO, National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.

Use of Social Media in Communications and Outreach Efforts: From Blogs to Music Videos
Meeting the audience where they live. Carol Krause, Communications Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Social Media: A Research Tool for Resource Development. Laura Bartlett,
Outreach and Special Populations Branch, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine

This page last reviewed on August 31, 2015