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The annual meeting of the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program was held on December 11, 2019, on the NIH main campus. Keynote speaker Judith Regensteiner, Ph.D., delivered the Ruth L. Kirschstein Memorial Lecture, titled “Strategic Career Development: Charting the Course.”
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A new section of the ORWH website features free online courses designed to give users a thorough and up-to-date understanding of sex and gender influences on health and disease and NIH requirements on factoring sex as a biological variable into research design.
ORWH is offering two Science Policy Scholar Travel Awards to support the development of junior investigators focused on women’s health or sex and gender differences who are also interested in research policy.
ORWH recently launched a revised NIH Inclusion Outreach Toolkit to help researchers recruit and retain women participants in their clinical studies.
A recent perspective piece in Nature explores how incorporating analysis of sex and gender into scientific and engineering research can engender discovery, increase experimental reproducibility and efficiency, suggest new methodologies, and promote social equity...
The NIH Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00) help outstanding postdoctoral researchers complete mentored training and transition in a timely manner to independent, tenure-track, or equivalent faculty positions...
The Washington Post and Clinical Practice Today Interview ORWH Director About PTSD and Gender Bias in Patient Care
ORWH hosted the fall 2019 meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health on October 23...
The conference will provide a forum for young investigators, their mentors, and other research scientists to meet, present their research, and engage in networking activities.
The Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, funded by NIH’s Fogarty International Center, Office of Research on Women’s Health, and other Institutes and Centers, collaborates with U.S. university partners to provide mentored global health research training opportunities in low- and middle-income countries around the world.