Friday, April 21, 2017


The FDA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) is accepting applications for a one-year ORISE Research Participant position beginning May 2017. The fellow will work directly with Pamela E. Scott, PhD, MA – OWH Deputy Director and Director of Research and Development.

FDA OWH Mission:

 Protect and advance the health of women through science, education, and outreach

 Advocate for the inclusion of women in clinical trials and analysis of sex/gender effects

 Increase scientific knowledge through advanced professional training/education related to sex and gender differences

 Disseminate FDA health and safety information to women’s health stakeholders


ORISE Participants with the OWH Research and Development Division will be engaged in the following professional activities:

 Assist in the assessment of demographic inclusion in clinical trials, conduct of sex analyses, and other women’s health related studies for FDA-regulated products

 Perform qualitative and quantitative data analysis

 Search, review, and communicate findings from the scientific literature on relevant topics

 Perform scientific review of progress and final reports for OWH-funded projects

 Perform scientific review of proposals submitted for funding consideration

 Collaborate with experts to develop presentations for national meetings

 Author scientific posters, manuscripts and other scholarship dissemination methods



 Master’s degree (e.g. MS, MPH, etc.) in epidemiology or public health with strong data analysis and interpretation skills.

 Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

References will be required.

Please send inquiries to:

Learn more about the OWH Research and Development Program:

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