Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

OHSU study highlights critical gaps in mental health research

A new OHSU study has found there is no strong evidence to guide the use of antidepressants by women during pregnancy and just after birth. The findings come from a team led by Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm.D., professor of medical informatics & clinical epidemiology in the OHSU School of Medicine, and are published online in the September 2014 edition of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. “We were very surprised that the existing research allows no … Read More

Foundation for Women’s Wellness Grant and Fellowship applications due Aug. 15

The Foundation for Women’s Wellness is currently soliciting letters of inquiry for its 2014 Research Grants and Fellowships: Research Grants up to $25,000 will be awarded for small, short-term studies that improve medical knowledge related to women’s health. The foundation is particularly interested in research on cardiovascular disease, top female cancers, the role of hormones in disease and stage-of-life health issues such as pregnancy and menopause and topics disproportionately affecting women. Lead investigators must have … Read More

OHSU-PSU Research Pilot Award for women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) program announces a special $10,000 funding opportunity for OHSU and Portland State University investigators to conduct women’s health research collaboratively. The award is intended to support new or established research faculty interested in developing pilot data to prove feasibility of collaboration for larger federally or privately-funded research relating to women’s health and/or gender differences. Potential applicant teams can propose projects across the full spectrum of research, including … Read More

Multiple K12 junior faculty career development opportunities available

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research K12 Scholars Up to five K12 scholar opportunities are available for junior faculty conducting clinical, behavioral, health services, policy, public health, or applied research. This mentored career development program features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. To be eligible, scholars must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents and cannot be applying for or have received another … Read More

Registration open for BIRCWH Northwest Women’s Health Research Conference

This year marks the inaugural BIRCWH Northwest Women’s Health Research Conference at OHSU. This is a terrific opportunity to promote scientific connections and share resources among researchers across the Northwest who conduct women’s health research. As researchers face more challenges in finding funding, novel interdisciplinary research collaborations are more vital than ever. The daylong conference will feature a national keynote speaker as well as appearances by many leading women’s health researchers in clinical, basic, behavioral, … Read More

Center for Women’s Health research grant, letter of intent due Jan. 3

The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving is now accepting submissions for its 2014 Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity. Circle of Giving funding is intended to support new or established investigators interested in developing innovative directions in women’s health research. Applications will be accepted from OHSU faculty at the rank of lecturer, assistant, associate or full professor. The Circle expects to award $125,000 to support one project for one year. This Circle of … Read More

K12 career development opportunity for a clinician-scientist in women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for junior research faculty with a clinical doctorate degree or equivalent. Potential clinically prepared applicants can propose research across the full spectrum of research activities including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2014. Deadline for applications is … Read More

Vote for OHSU OB/GYN research grant

Help a group of OHSU women’s health researchers compete for a people’s choice award from Saving Lives at Birth, a program whose sponsors include USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Alison Edelman, M.D., M.P.H., Maria Rodriguez, M.D., Jeffrey Jensen, M.D., M.P.H., and collaborators at RevMedx are finalists for their project, “A Novel Agent for Management of Post Partum Hemorrhage: Adaptation of the Xstat Mini-Sponge Applicator for Obstetric Use,” which adopts new technology from … Read More

Dr. Hassouneh receives Outstanding Research Diversity & Inclusion award

Dr. Dena Hassouneh was one of a number of OHSU community members to be honored at the first OHSU Diversity and Inclusion Awards ceremony that was recently held at the Portland Art  Museum. The event celebrated exemplary work of OHSU faculty, students, and staff in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equality. Dr. Hassouneh received an award for outstanding research in addressing inequalities in nursing education, and in understanding and improving mental health disparities in women. Her … Read More

Wendy Wu, Ph.D., receives 2012 women’s health Circle of Giving grant

The OHSU Center for Women’s Health Circle of Giving, a group of philanthropic women who pool and target their resources to advance women’s health research at OHSU, selected Wendy Wu, Ph.D., from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to receive their annual grant of $125,000. The grant will support Dr. Wu’s investigation into therapies that can help maintain brain function and cognitive performance after menopause. The Circle of Giving grant is focused exclusively on OHSU … Read More

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