ORWH Pearls of Wisdom Series Featuring Dr. Debara L. Tucci, NIDCD Director
The Pearls of Wisdom series features Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). In this Pearls of Wisdom video clip, Dr. Tucci talks about how to stay motivated.
6th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium - Event Recording Now Available
On May 12, ORWH hosted the 6th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium titled, "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Careers of Women Scientists." The event recording is now available.
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ORWH Maternal Morbidity & Mortality Fact Sheet
ORWH recently released the fact sheet, "Maternal Mortality and Morbidity: What Do We Know? How Are We Addressing It?" This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of recent scientific research and evidence-based practices relating to maternal morbidity and mortality.
ORWH e-Learning Course Addressing Sex and Gender Offers CME Credits
The ORWH e-learning course, Bench to Bedside: Integrating Sex and Gender to Improve Health, offers up to six American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award (AMA PRA) Category 1 CreditTM.
ORWH launches new U3 Interdisciplinary Research webpage
This year is the 5th anniversary of one of ORWH’s signature research programs, the U3 Administrative Supplement Program, which supports research focused on women of populations often understudied, underrepresented, and underreported in clinical research. ORWH marks this important milestone with the launch of the U3 Interdisciplinary Research webpage which highlights the projects and researchers funded by the U3 administrative supplements.
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ORWH Publishes Biennial Report, Fiscal Years 2019–2020
The Report of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health: Fiscal Years 2019–2020 provides details on NIH-wide programs and accomplishments carried out in fiscal years 2019 and 2020, including highlights of women's health research, the influence of sex and gender on health and disease, and the diversity of NIH’s workforce and grantees.
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ORWH Updates Maternal Morbidity & Mortality Web Portal
ORWH completely redesigned the Maternal Morbidity & Mortality web portal, improving access to its science-based resources relevant to maternal health across the lifespan for scientists, researchers, consumers, and advocates.
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 the keystone of NIH's initiative to enhance research reproducibility, rigor, and transparency.
Featured NIH-Wide Resources & Initiatives
A public-private partnership to develop a coordinated research strategy to speed the most promising COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.
A new science agency proposed by President Joseph Biden as part of NIH to drive biomedical breakthroughs and provide transformative solutions for all patients.
A research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease.
A bold venture to help identify new treatments and cures for diseases.
An initiative to speed innovation in the development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies for COVID-19 testing.
NIH does not tolerate pervasive or severe harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment.
Trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.
NIH-supported research has had a major positive impact on nearly all of our lives.
A new research initiative to understand, prevent, and treat the long-term effects of COVID-19.
Learn more about NIH’s efforts to end structural racism in biomedical research through the UNITE initiative.
Learn about participating in clinical trials and where to find them.
Important initiatives aimed at improving medical research.