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Dr. Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., FARVO

Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., FARVO

Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., FARVO, was appointed Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health and Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2012. Dr. Clayton has strengthened NIH support for research on diseases, disorders, and conditions that affect women. She is the architect of the NIH policy requiring scientists to consider sex as a biological variable across the research spectrum, including research designs, analyses, and reporting in vertebrate animal and human studies. The policy serves as keystone of initiative to enhance research reproducibility, rigor NIH’s, and transparency.

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