Date Posted: March 30, 2023

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. The meeting will feature a presentation from Dr. Joni Rutter, Director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Science, on efforts to advance women’s health through translational science. An Autoimmune Research Spotlight will feature presentations from Drs. Mariana Kaplan and Andrew Mammen from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.  

The NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 established the ACRWH, a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) committee, to give advice and make recommendations on priority issues affecting women's health and sex differences research. ACRWH members are selected from among physicians, practitioners, scientists, and other health professionals who are not federal employees. 

 The ACRWH's responsibilities are to: 

  • Advise the ORWH director on appropriate NIH research activities in women's health 
  • Review the women's health research portfolio for NIH 
  • Survey goals for scientific career development 
  • Assess inclusion of women and minorities in NIH clinical research 

Visit the event page for the full agenda and videocast link.