In recognition of Black History Month

Hear newest research on disparities at our
upcoming Congress on Women's Health

See Key content in our
Journal of Women's Health

Dr. Linda Bradley

During Black History Month, the Academy of Women's Health celebrates the important contributions being made and the innovative work being done to address the disparities in health care for women of color.

To that end, we are pleased to provide complimentary access to important articles that recently appeared in our peer-reviewed Journal of Women's Health. Access will be available until the end of March 2015. See Below for links.


Don’t miss our special Pre-Conference Workshop presented by
NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

The Health of Women of Color: A Critical Intersection at the
 Corner of Sex/Gender and Race/Ethnicity

Janine A. Clayton, MD, Director
Office of Research on Women's Health, NIH


Terri L. Cornelison, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Office of Research on Women's Health, NIH

Cancer Disparities in Women of Color - Global and in the United States
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D.
Chief, Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute


Genome-Wide Analysis of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Among African Americans
Salman Tujuddin, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Health Disparities Research Section, National Institute of Aging

Cardiovascular Risk and Treatment at the Intersection of Race/Ethnicity and Sex
Nakela Cook, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief of Staff


Sexual Violence and the Biomedical Risk for HIV Infection in Women
Gina Brown, M.D.
Office of AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health

Advances and Challenges in the Clinical Translation of Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines
Lauren Wood, M.D.
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute


Disability Outcomes: Data from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
Tamara Harris, M.D., M.S. 
Chief, Interdisciplinary Studies of Aging Section
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Science, National Institute of Aging

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About the Academy of Women's Health
The Academy of Women’s Health is an interdisciplinary, international association of physicians, nurses, and other health professionals who work across the broad field of women’s health, providing up-to-date advances and options in clinical care that will enable the best outcomes for women patients. The Academy’s focus includes the dissemination of translational research and evidence-based practices for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for women across the lifespan.

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