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The July 2023 session of Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women, titled “Intersectional Approaches to Substance Use and Misuse,” will feature presentations from Drs. Meyer and Meyers-Pantele. Dr. Meyer will discuss integrated solutions to address HIV and substance use disorders (SUDs) among women involved in carceral systems, and Dr. Meyers-Pantele will explore experiences of intersectional stigma among racially and ethnically diverse women who use drugs.
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On April 12, 2023, ORWH Director Janine A. Clayton, M.D., FARVO, announced the establishment of the NIH Office of Autoimmune Disease Research (OADR) during the 58th Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health.
ORWH recently awarded 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. Each recipient received up to $3,000 to cover the costs of attending the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences' (OSSD) annual meeting on May 7-11, 2023, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 
The latest issue of Women’s Health in Focus at NIH explores programs that supports the recruitment, retention, reentry, and sustained advancement of women in biomedical careers. The feature story focuses on NIH programs that support women in biomedical careers including continuity supplements and NIH Loan Repayment programs.
The 58th meeting of the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH) will be virtual on April 12, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. EDT.
ORWH recently released two Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFO), Understanding Chronic Conditions Understudied Among Women, to support research on chronic conditions that affect women and individuals assigned female at birth. The purpose of the NOFOs are to invite applications on chronic conditions understudied among women and/or that disproportionately affect populations of women who are understudied, underrepresented, and underreported in biomedical Research.
ORWH will host the 7th Annual Vivian W. Pinn Symposium. Held annually during National Women's Health Week, the symposium is ORWH's signature event, honoring the first full-time Director of ORWH. The title of this year’s symposium is “Menopause and Optimizing Midlife Health of Women.”
ORWH and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recently re-issued a request for applications for an Advancing Gender Inclusive Excellence (AGIE) Coordinating Center. The purpose of the AGIE Coordinating Center is to provide the organizational framework for the management, direction, and overall coordination of all common activities aimed at investigating strategies, approaches, and interventions. This includes promoting gender equity or addressing barriers to gender equity for women, at the faculty and leadership levels in many areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM).
The March 2023 session of Diverse Voices: Intersectionality and the Health of Women titled “Intersectional Stigma and Mental Health,” will feature presentations from Drs. Melissa DuPont-Reyes and Janet Turan.
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health Human Development (NICHD), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research (OBSSR), Office of Disease Prevention (ODP), and the Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO) published a request for information (RFI), NOT-NR-23-008, to gather public input on priority scientific direction in violence against women (VAW) research