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A recent request for information (RFI) from NIH invites comments and suggestions on a proposal for a trans-NIH research initiative to reduce maternal mortality.
Liz Spencer Square
The NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH) will meet on the NIH main campus (John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Building 35A, Rooms 620/630) on April 21, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).
Jacqueline Howard of recently interviewed ORWH Director Janine A. Clayton, M.D., for an article on maternal mortality.
NIH recently published two Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) announcing administrative supplements to support and enhance retention of early-career biomedical investigators during critical life events.
The Journal of Women’s Health recently published “Sex as a Biological Variable: A 5-Year Progress Report and Call to Action,” an article commenting on the development and implementation of NIH’s SABV policy, which went into effect in January 2016.
NIH recently published two notices of special interest (NOSIs) announcing administrative supplements being offered by ORWH.
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.”
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.