Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
Explore resources developed by ORWH; the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and other offices and agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to learn more about research on women’s health, sex and gender influences on health and disease, and career development for scientists supported by ORWH.
Learn more about how sex and gender can influence health.
Science has brought us unimagined progress, but there’s still so much to learn.
Resources published by ORWH, federal agencies, and other sources about research on women’s health and women’s health issues.
Sex and gender affect our health in many and often unexpected ways. Get the facts here!
Opportunities for women in biomedical careers and programs that support both women and men in women’s health and sex differences research.
Links to funding support from ORWH and other sources and other information of interest to researchers.
“Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health” is a three-course series that provides a foundation for sex and gender accountability in medical research and treatment.
Health and health-related information from NIH and other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies.
- Health Information for African-American Women: 7 Diseases That Affect Your Health, and What You Can Do
- Sex and Gender Differences from A to Z: Get the facts.
- Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex Matter?
- MedlinePlus – Health Information from the National Library of Medicine