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Held each year during National Women’s Health Week (May 9–15, 2021), the symposium honors the first full-time director of ORWH.
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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.
The Notice of Special Interest provides an opportunity for clinical trials and studies funded by the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative to address challenges of recruitment, retention, and engagement of populations suffering from pain and opioid use disorder.
On June 24, 2021, at 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET, ORWH will host “Analysis and Action: Applications of Intersectionality in COVID-19,” the second lecture in the “Diverse Voices: COVID-19, Intersectionality, and the Health of Women” speaker series.
NIH recently established the UNITE initiative to address structural racism and promote equitable representation and inclusion at NIH and throughout the larger biomedical research enterprise.
The publication describes how lockdowns and mitigation efforts disrupted global scientific conferences, laboratory research, work routines, and virtually every aspect of professional activity.
The new webpage includes an overview of scientific and policy priorities related to COVID-19 and its impact on maternal health.
AMP AIM will deepen the current understanding of autoimmune diseases—such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, psoriatic spectrum diseases, and Sjögren’s syndrome—which afflict more than 25 million Americans.
ORWH Associate Director for Basic and Translational Research Chyren Hunter, Ph.D., and Charles Hoeffer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder, were interviewed by Ira Flatow for an episode of the “Science Friday” public radio program that aired on February 26, 2021.
The new site describes the history of the WgWBC and provides information on the working group’s subcommittees, supported programs, grants, career development resources, NIH diversity resources, and career flexibility initiatives.