Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
National Women’s Health Week at NIH
National Women’s Health Week, a nationwide initiative coordinated by the DHHS Office on Women’s Health, encourages federal agencies, families, communities, businesses, health organizations, and other groups to work together to promote women’s health awareness. The theme, “It’s Your Time,” can help all women put their health first. Each year, ORWH coordinates National Women’s Health Week at NIH. View highlights from the 2013 Women’s Health Week celebration.
- Read HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebeilius’ message about National Women’s Health Week.
- Watch the ORWH Seminar Series presentation, “Clinical Research, Inclusion, and You—A Scientific Forum,” featuring The Research Continuum from Inclusion to Reporting presented by Mary A. Foulkes, Ph.D., research professor, 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, presented by Sharon K. Davis, Ph.D., senior scientist, Cardiovascular Cluster, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Division of Intramural Research, NIH; and Clinical Research Made a Difference for Me, presented by Christine Eads, clinical research participant; founder, Duffy House.
- Read a summary of the scientific forum
- Listen to NIH Research Radio National Women’s Health Week podcast interview with to Dr. Janine Clayton.
- View the Mind-Body Workshop presentation, “Mindfulness at Work,” presented by ORWH with the NIH Office of Research Services.
- Visit the ORWH Photo Gallery to view photos from National Women’s Health Week at NIH events, including the ORWH Women’s Health Exhibit, which provided more than health-related materials from ORWH and NIH institutes and centers to 3,000 people who stopped by.
- National Women’s Health Week resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health