Landmark legislation and federal reports related to women's health and sex equity in research and care are listed in this section.

Federal Legislation

NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 (PL 103-43)

Major Policy Reports

Institute of Medicine:  Sex-specific Reporting of Scientific ResearchWorkshop Summary, National Academy of Sciences, (2012)

Parekh A. et al.  Adverse effects in women:  Implications for drug development and regulatory policies.  Expert Rev. Clin Phara.  (2011)

Institute of Medicine:   Sex Differences and Implications for Translational Neuroscience ResearchWorkshop Summary, National Academies Press, Washington DC, Dec 2010.

Institute of Medicine:   Women's Health Research:  Progress, Pitfalls, and PromiseNational Academy Press, Washington, DC, (2010).

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women's Health.  Strategic Plan:   Moving into the Future with New Dimensions and Strategies:   A Vision for 2020 for Women's Health Research.  (2010)  NIH Publ. # 10-7606

Department of Health and Human Services NIH monitoring adherence to the NIH policy on the inclusion of women and minorities as subjects in clinical research.  Comprehensive Report:  Tracking of Human Subjects Research as Reported in Fiscal Year 2005 and Fiscal Year 2006 (2007).