The Center for Women’s Health Research is regarded as one of the best places to conduct research that includes women and considers the distinct but linked concepts of sex (biological) and gender (social) differences.
We mentor and fund the next generation of researchers, supporting their cutting-edge research on issues that pose a significant threat to women’s health – cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and the intersection of mental health and physical health in those diseases. Join us in supporting new, life-saving discoveries and in learning more about women’s health across the lifespan.
We are finding answers that save lives through research focused on women's health and sex and gender differences.
Through seed grants and our renowned mentoring, we support scientists who study women’s health and sex and gender differences.
From around the world to our backyard, we share groundbreaking research, innovative studies, important health tips and stories of how research is improving lives.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Livestream Annual Community Event
Women's health and sex differences research doesn't stop, so we decided to go virtual and bring the science to you during our Annual Community Event. Featuring world-renowned psychologist and researcher Laurie Santos, PhD.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Please join us for the next Let's Talk about brain health and making the most of your brain as you age. A leading expert on Alzheimer's Disease, a specialist in migraines, and a behavioral and movement disorders neurologist will teach you to recognize problems in cognitive function as well as strategies to prevent cognitive decline.
CWHR Senior Faculty and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Anne Libby, PhD, launched the Researcher Management & Leadership Training course on Coursera. This course is for early career researchers and mentors who believe that modern scientific careers require management skills and want to be research leaders.
Deadline to apply: Friday, August 28
The four session program will feature topics including: Intensive CV review; Understanding the promotion process; Career negotiation and advancement; Conflict management and more.