• Celebrating Women’s History Month
    During March, we celebrate Women's History Month to recognize the extraordinary achievements of women. At the Office of Research on Women's Health, we are acknowledging the contributions of women scientists and clinicians...
  • Happy 25th Birthday, ORWH!
    In celebration of ORWH's 25th anniversary, 200 people gathered for a special hearing on Capitol Hill. Dr. Clayton reflects on the office's founding and its future outlook.
  • Stepping Stones to the Future
    Dr. Clayton; James Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.; and Elizabeth Wilder, Ph.D., announce $10 million in administrative supplement grants so that a sex/gender lens can be added to currently funded research projects.
  • A Conversation Worth Having
    NIH releases a Request for Information seeking input from the research community and others on key questions about the consideration of sex in NIH-funded studies.
  • Women Can Soar in STEM
    An update from the White House Summit on Working Families highlights findings from NIH-funded research examining why women may not progress to their full potential in the scientific workplace.
  • Science Gets a Second Chance
    Research grant supplements issued through a new ORWH program are giving scientists the opportunity to strengthen their research by adding a sex/gender lens to their currently funded research.
  • Sex Is in the News… And It Matters
    CBS' 60 Minutes and the Huffington Post take up the topic of sex differences in disease and responses to medication, shining a light on the importance of women's health research.
  • The Three Rs of Good Science
    Rigor, reproducibility, and relevance drive good science, and ORWH is shining a light on one area where research sometimes comes up short: accounting for differences between males and females.
  • Focus on May: Healthy Vision Month
    Two-thirds of people worldwide who are visually impaired or blind are female. This National Women's Health Week, learn more about differences between men and women in eye health.
  • Blazing Trails – March is Women’s History Month
    Today, NIH-funded research digs deeper to explain why women and men have different health needs, thanks to the efforts of the first woman director of an NIH Institute, the first woman director of NIH, and female lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
  • Studying Sex Differences Provides New Insights into Disease
    ORWH advances priorities for research on women's health and sex and gender differences laid out in the NIH Strategic Plan for Women's Health Research. Pursuing these priorities has resulted in progress toward understanding how men's and women's health differs.
  • Snapshot of Women’s Health in America
    A new report documents a gap between the health of Americans and that of their peers in other high-income nations, with American women ranking near the bottom. What can be done?
  • Playing in the Sandbox: Advancing Women in Science
    There has been substantial progress on providing opportunities and support for women in the scientific workforce, but it is equally important to find ways to accelerate change. There is still much to do.