Expert: The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health Works to Ensure Women Are Included in Clinical Research, Biomedical Careers

Sarah Temkin, MD, associate director for clinical research in the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), discusses the scope and focus of the work of NIH ORWH.

Pharmacy Times interviewed Sarah Temkin, MD, associate director for clinical research in the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Temkin was recently a keynote speaker at the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit, which looked to address the current progress to transform medical education and health care training.

Sarah Temkin: The American Medical Women's Association hosted the sex and gender health education summit to advance education on sex and gender specific to health education, and this really aligns very nicely with the Office of Research on Women’s Health’s mission, which is to enhance the research that is related to diseases that are specific to women to ensure that women are included in clinical research in the biomedical enterprise and also to improve the advancement of women in biomedical careers.