ORWH - Women's Health Seminar Series

Date and Time

– December 6, 2018, 03:00 PM EST

NIH Main Campus, NIH Clinical Center (Building 10)

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Cosponsored by the NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO)
and the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)



Nadia Dowshen, M.D., M.S.H.P., Co-founder and Medical Director, Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Dr. Dowshen is a board-certified pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. She provides specialized care for youth living with HIV infection and medical care to transgender and gender-diverse youth. Her research is dedicated to addressing health inequality, access to care, and promoting resilience for transgender and gender-diverse children and adolescents. In this seminar, Dr. Dowshen will discuss how data have been used to inform policy and develop a successful multidisciplinary model of clinical care for transgender children and adolescents.

This seminar will be videocast live. To watch the seminar online, visit https://bit.ly/2Q5mTUR.

This seminar will introduce a new series of webinars—set to launch in February 2019—that will focus on the effects of sex and gender influences among women who are understudied, underrepresented, and underreported—the U3 population—in interdisciplinary research in the United States. More information is available at https://orwh.od.nih.gov/research/interdisciplinary-research/u3.

For those not requesting credit, registration is not required but is preferred.

Conference Venue

NIH Clinical Center (Building 10)
National Institutes of Health
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

The Clinical Center (Building 10), is part of the NIH and is located on the main NIH campus in Bethesda, MD, approximately 5 miles from Washington D.C.

Getting to NIH   |    NIH Campus Access and Security    |    Parking
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All visitors must enter the NIH campus through the NIH Gateway Center, located adjacent to the Medical Center Metro Station at the South Drive entrance to campus from Rockville Pike / Wisconsin Avenue (Route 355). You will be asked to submit to a vehicle or personal inspection. Visitors will be required to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID-driver's license, passport, green card, etc.) and to state the purpose of their visit.

Please note: visitor parking is limited at NIH. Visitors are encouraged to use public transportation such as the Metrorail subway system which has a convenient stop (Medical Center) on the NIH campus. Visit the "Metro" site  for information on fares and schedules. For visitors arriving in vehicles, on motorcycles or bicycles, the Gateway Vehicle Inspection Station (Building 66A), provides multiple inspection lanes and allows visitors to go through inspection and get a visitor badge in one centralized, efficient process. Vehicles enter the Gateway Center complex through a new roadway, "NIH Gateway Drive," just south of the intersection of the previous visitor entrance at South Drive and Rockville Pike. Vehicles that choose to bypass parking in MLP-11 will go through inspection and enter campus at Center Drive near the National Library of Medicine. (See Gateway Map)

Visit the NIH Visitor’s Center for more information about the NIH security process, visitor’s parking, and parking fares. 


Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Fire regulations require that every person in the Masur Auditorium occupy a seat. Standing in the aisles or in the back of the auditorium is not permitted. Sign language interpreters can be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Elizabeth Sekine at Elizabeth.Sekine@nih.gov, or via phone at 301-594-9007 (TTY: 800-877-8339.

Continuing Education

This seminar will be videocast live. To watch the seminar online, visit https://bit.ly/2Q5mTUR.


Seminar Series Managed by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences
Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Purdue University College of Pharmacy, the NIH Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO), and the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH). The Purdue University College of Pharmacy, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Pharmacist Accreditation StatementPurdue University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge-based, continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity institution.
Universal Activity Number (UAN):
0018-9999-18-118-L04-P, 2.0 contact hours (.20 CEU).

Nursing Accreditation Statement:
Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program has been approved for 2.0 contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
All faculty and staff members involved in the planning, review, or presentation of continuing education activities sponsored/provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. All additional planning committee members, reviewers, and staff of Purdue University have nothing to disclose.