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Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

Congressional Briefing: What’s Ailing America? Shorter Lives, Poorer Health

Read the Report on the congressional briefing and read the recap on the congressional briefing.

Left to right: Robert M. Kaplan, Ph.D., director, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research; Thomas J. Plewes, director, Committee on Population, National Academy of Sciences;  Steven H. Woolf, professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, and ORWH Director Dr. Janine Clayton briefed Congressional staff in November on research findings from Whatís Ailing America? Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.  Mr. Plewes moderated the session and Dr. Clayton discussed the reportís findings as it relates to women. The event was sponsored by the Coalition for the Advancement of Health Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.
This page last reviewed June 8, 2015