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3.23.21 | Policy
Position Statement: Advancement of Women in the Biomedical Workforce

An Official Position Statement of the Society for Women’s Health Research POSITION Science benefits from diversity. Individuals of all genders, […]

3.23.21 | Health Equity
Position Statement: Improving Women’s Health Equity

An Official Position Statement of the Society for Women’s Health Research POSITION Sex and gender, race and ethnicity, identity, faith, […]

3.9.21 | Research and Clinical Trials
People of Color Continue to Be Underrepresented in Research on New Drugs

After decades of being underrepresented in biomedical research, women have accounted for more than 50% of participants in clinical trials for FDA-approved new drugs in the past four years.

3.4.21 | Health Equity
Harnessing the Power of AI for All Patients Requires Focus on Equity and Transparency

It is imperative that AI developers and regulators consider race, ethnicity, and gender in their datasets to work toward improved health equity for women and people of color.

2.22.21 | Maternal Health
Maternal Health Disparities: A Q&A with Dr. Jasmine Johnson

SWHR CEO Katie Schubert interviews Dr. Jasmine Johnson, a maternal-fetal medicine fellow at the University of North Carolina, about racial disparities in maternal health outcomes.

2.2.21 | Coronavirus
COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies Must Ensure Equity for All Women

As government officials push forward with their vaccination strategies, they must ensure all women are protected from COVID-19 by removing barriers that may prevent them from getting vaccinated.

7.20.20 | Health Equity
SWHR Calls on HHS to Address Structural Racism with Action on Section 1115 Demonstrations

SWHR joined 279 other organizations calling on Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to address racial […]

5.8.19 | Research and Clinical Trials
The Importance of Women, Diversity, and Inclusion in STEM

SWHR CEO Dr. Amy M. Miller joined an impressive panel of women in the biopharmaceutical industry on Capitol Hill to […]

5.13.16 | Mental Health
Mental Health: The Hidden Illness Plaguing Minority Communities

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being and impacts how we think, what we feel, and how we act.