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The latest issue of Women’s Health in Focus at NIH explores disparities and workforce diversity in mental health. The feature story discusses mental health disparities, the lack of diversity in the mental health workforce, and Federal initiatives addressing these issues.
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This NOSI announces the availability of administrative supplements to support research testing gender terminology (e.g., woman, man, nonbinary) for measuring current gender identity as part of the two-step method of data collection (sex assigned at birth and current gender identity).
The Gender and Health: Impacts of Structural Sexism, Gender Norms, Relational Power Dynamics, and Gender Inequities workshop is a finalist for the vFairs Eventeer Awards in the “Best Virtual Education Fair” category. The Eventeer Awards showcases the best events hosted on the vFairs platform throughout 2022. Winners of the awards are decided by public voting. 
The next session “Cancer Disparities: Methods and Measurement of Racial and Ethnic Diversity” will feature presentations from Drs. Laura Fejerman and Scarlett Lin Gomez.
ORWH is offering two Science Policy Scholar Travel Awards to support the development of junior investigators who are focused on women’s health or sex and gender differences and are also interested in research policy. The travel awards will provide up to $3,000 each to defray the costs of attending the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD) Annual Meeting on May 7–11, 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 
ORWH released Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional).
The latest issue of Women’s Health in Focus at NIH explores oral health. The feature story discusses sex and gender differences in oral health and NIH efforts to support diversity in the dental, oral, and craniofacial workforce. A guest editorial by Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, D.D.S., Ph.D., Deputy Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, discusses oral health disparities.
ORWH will host the 2022 Specialized Centers of Research Excellence on Sex Differences (SCORE) Annual Meeting on November 1, 2022. Cara Tannenbaum, M.D., M.Sc., Scientific Director of the Institute of Gender and Health, will present the keynote address, titled “Next-Generation Sex and Gender Science,” at 10:00 a.m. EDT.
The NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH) will meet virtually on October 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will feature presentations from Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and Rick Woychik, Ph.D., Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. There will be a panel discussion titled “Epidemiologic Contribution to Understanding the Environmental Impact on Women’s Health.”
NIH recently announced the launch of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech for Maternal Health Challenge as part of the Implementing a Maternal health and PRegnancy Outcomes Vision for Everyone (IMPROVE) initiative, which supports research to reduce preventable causes of maternal deaths and to improve health for women before, during, and after delivery.