Women's Health Research
The FDA Office of Women's Health (OWH) promotes and conducts research initiatives that facilitate FDA regulatory decision-making and advance the understanding of sex differences and health conditions unique to women.
Women's Health Research Highlights
- Research Impact and Outcomes Framework - A guide to developing an organizational impact and outcomes measurement tool for program assessment and reporting.
- Women's Health Research Roadmap - A strategy for science and innovation to improve the health of women
- OWH-Funded Research Projects - The FDA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) awards research grants for 1-2 year studies to address regulatory research questions related to women's health issues and the impact of sex differences on product safety and efficacy.
- Research on Women and Heart Disease - OWH supports research to provide valuable insight into sex differences in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
- List of Publications from OWH-Funded Research
- Pregnancy Exposure Registries - Studies that collect health information from women who take prescription medicines or vaccines when they are pregnant.
- White Paper: Successful Strategies for Engaging Women and Minorities in Clinical Trials
- FDASIA Section 907 Report: Collection, Analysis, and Availability of Demographic Subgroup Data for FDA-Approved Medical Products
- FDASIA Section 907 Action Plan to Enhance the Collection and Availability of Demographic Subgroup Data