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NICHD/ORWH Pregnancy and Maternal Conditions That Increase Risk of Morbidity and Mortality Workshop In response to increasing U.S. maternal mortality rates, workshop participants will develop a research agenda targeted at the clinical causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. An interdisciplinary team of experts will explore why women die from certain conditions (e.g., postpartum hemorrhage, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, infection, etc.), what can be done to identify patients at risk, and what interventions are required to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. Learn…
This NIH workshop brings together experts to discuss the progress and challenges in research and care for pregnant women and newborns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sex Differences in Brain Disorders: Emerging Transcriptomic Evidence and Implications for Therapeutic Development
This workshop will bring together bring together experts and key stakeholders to explore emerging evidence regarding differences in transcriptomic abnormalities that occur in the brains of men versus women with a variety of brain disorders.
Overcoming Barriers to Diversifying Clinical Trials: Lessons Learned from Regulatory Agencies, Industry, and Federal and Private Funders
On Monday, March 29, 2021, join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a virtual event regarding its consensus study report, Improving the Representation of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in Clinical Trials and Research.
The workshop will focus on the opportunities, challenges, and best practices of leveraging technology to make modern healthcare more equitable for all patients.
This virtual workshop will address the gaps and opportunities for advancing community adoption and implementation of gender-relevant, evidence-based mental health, substance use, cardiopulmonary, and metabolic disease prevention and treatment interventions for women from high-risk and marginalized communities across the lifespan. Addressing social determinants of health and building infrastructure to ensure sustainability of innovations will be important cross-cutting themes. The workshop will bring together experts—including researchers, clinicians, and community and Federal partners—to: Present the current state of research and critical gaps…
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering is hosting a “Technology to Improve Maternal Health” workshop on January 18, 2022. This workshop will include panel discussions on the topics of technology, clinical outcomes, and community; moderated networking sessions; and a plenary session hosted by Elizabeth Howell, M.D., M.P.P., Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System. This workshop is part of the National Institutes of Health’s Implementing a…
This event is hosted by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. More details to come. REGISTER
The NIEHS will host a virtual workshop titled, "Environmental Impacts on Women’s Health Disparities and Reproductive Health.” The workshop will examine health outcomes related to women and individuals assigned female at birth, and reproductive environmental health disparities (EHD). The workshop goals are to: Raise awareness of the impact of structural racism, racial inequities, and the environment on adverse women’s reproductive health outcomes often observed in U.S. health disparity populations. Create an opportunity for NIEHS staff to learn more from the…
A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, will organize a public workshop to examine the current state of evidence generation for drug products used by pregnant and lactating persons and discuss barriers and opportunities for including these populations in clinical trials. This public workshop will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to examine the current state of evidence generation for drug products used by pregnant and lactating persons and discuss barriers and opportunities for including these…