Viewpoint: Dr. Janine A. Clayton

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“The contributions of Fogarty to knowledge regarding the health of women from a global perspective are invaluable. Fogarty values the critical role that sex and gender play at every level of analysis and I have great admiration for its recognition of ’women as makers.’ Whether sustaining families and communities, participating as research volunteers, or conducting research themselves, women are central to the well-being of our world population. Collaborations and partnerships are increasingly necessary, not only for the health of low- and middle-income countries, but for countries such as the U.S., so that we will be able to learn from women helping women across the borderless health terrain.”

Dr. Janine A. Clayton
NIH Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health
Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

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