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A recent request for information (RFI) from NIH invites public comments from the extramural scientific community, professional societies, and the general public to help identify gaps in women’s health research.
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ORWH Social and Behavioral Scientist Administrator Elizabeth Barr, Ph.D., and colleagues recently published “Impact of Dedicated Women’s Outreach Workers (WOWs) on Recruitment of Women in ACTG Clinical Studies” in HIV Research & Clinical Practice.
ORWH recently released Notice of Participation of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) in PAR-20-214, “Research to Improve Native American Health (R21 Clinical Trials Optional)” (NOT-OD-21-132) and Notice of Participation of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) in PAR-20-238, “Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)” (NOT-OD-21-133).
This year’s symposium, titled “Integrating Sex and Gender into Biomedical Research as a Path for Better Science and Innovation,” focused on illustrating the scientific, societal, and economic opportunities of integrating sex and gender into biomedical research.
NICHD’s HPP is a collaborative research effort to develop tools for studying placental development and function in real time and in a safe, noninvasive manner.
This lecture series honors Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., the 19th and 21st Surgeon General of the United States.
On May 26, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), NIMHD will host a preapplication technical assistance webinar to provide information and respond to questions from prospective applicants who plan to submit applications to RFA-MD-21-004, Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
ORWH staff members Pamela Stratton, M.D.; Elena Gorodetsky, M.D., Ph.D.; and Director Janine A. Clayton, M.D., FARVO, recently authored a commentary article in the Journal of the National Medical Association on the “collision of crises” between the COVID-19 pandemic and rising rates of maternal morbidity and mortality (MMM) in the United States.
Held each year during National Women’s Health Week (May 9–15, 2021), the symposium honors the first full-time director of ORWH.
On April 20, 2021, at 3:00‒4:00 p.m. ET, the NIH scientific interest group called Sex and Gender in Health and Disease will host a virtual talk on human microbiota by Rashmi Sinha, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Institute.