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Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

Outreach Documents

Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research

These documents provide advice on inclusion criteria, an overview of key elements in recruitment and retention, and a number of practical applications for conducting NIH funded human subjects research, including ethical considerations. The inclusion, recruitment and retention of women and minorities as research participants span the entire clinical research spectrum, from small observational studies to the larger Phase III clinical trials that enrolls thousands of people.

This page last reviewed on December 1, 2015