The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Report of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health: Office of Research on Women's Health and NIH Support for Research on Women's Health (Biennial Report) details the NIH-wide programs and accomplishments carried out in fulfillment of ORWH’s core mission. The report also provides highlights from research on women’s health and on the influence of sex and gender on health and disease supported by NIH Institutes, Centers, and the NIH Office of the Director. New to the report for fiscal year (FY) 2019 and FY 2020 is the section titled “NIH Workforce and Grantees.” This section includes two subsections. The first one provides information on roles, programs, and occupations of women in the NIH workforce for FY 2019–2020; and the second one provides information on NIH grant funding by sex and/or gender, race, and ethnicity for FY 2016–2020. In addition, the report presents NIH women’s health research spending for FY 2019, including data from FY 2017–2018 for comparison purposes. Finally, the report documents the inclusion of women and racial and ethnic minorities in NIH-funded clinical research during these years.
Report of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women's Health: Office of Research on Women's Health and NIH Support for Research on Women's Health