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Dr. JoAnn Manson, Champion of Women’s Health, to Receive Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman Award

Dr. JoAnn Manson, Champion of Women’s Health, to Receive Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman Award

9/27/2022
JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH, MACP, whose pioneering research has contributed to the understanding of the causes of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, is the 2022 recipient of the Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation.
Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson receives Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association

Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson receives Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alzheimer’s Association

8/24/2022
Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Bengt Winblad Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a professor of health policy and management (School of Public Health) and associate of the Center for Health Equity (School of Medicine) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
WHI Science Accelerator At-Large

WHI Science Accelerator At-Large

8/3/2022
If you are interested in placing your name forward for consideration as the WHI Science Accelerator at Large or would like to nominate someone for this role, please carefully read through the attached documents and complete the nomination form. If you plan to nominate someone other than yourself, you must seek their agreement prior to submitting their name. The selected candidate will assume his or her role on December 1, 2022.
Gerardo Heiss, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., FAHA

Gerardo Heiss, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., FAHA

6/30/2022
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Gerardo Heiss, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., FAHA, the W.R. Kenan, JR. Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology, and the Principal Investigator of the former WHI Clinical Center/Field Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on Saturday, June 11.

WHI Investigator Meeting, May 5-6 (in person)

4/8/2022
Join us for an in person investigator meeting at the Hilton Dulles Washington Airport in Herndon, VA on May 5th & 6th! Registration and additional information can be found here: Please register and book your hotel room by April 13th at midnight (ET) in order to secure a hotel booking under our current meeting rate.
Cosmos Webinar

Cosmos Webinar

2/15/2022
This webinar, scheduled for March 29th, will include presentations of results from both the COSMOS Main Study and the COSMOS-Mind ancillary study.
COSMOS-Mind Study Releases Preliminary Results

COSMOS-Mind Study Releases Preliminary Results

11/10/2021
Daily multivitamin use improved cognitive function after 3 years, while cocoa extract did not have significant effects on cognition. Other COSMOS studies related to cognition are ongoing.
Register for NIH Conference on the Health of Women

Register for NIH Conference on the Health of Women

10/19/2021
The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health is hosting “Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference.” Conducted virtually on Wednesday, October 20th beginning at 9:00am ET/6:00am PT, the focus of the meeting will address three topics in particular: 1) clinical practices related to rising maternal morbidity and mortality rates; 2) increasing rates of chronic debilitating conditions in women; and 3) stagnant cervical cancer survival rates.
September 2021 Investigator Datasets Published

September 2021 Investigator Datasets Published

9/30/2021
The WHI CCC published a new release of the WHI investigator datasets. Read more about new and updated datasets, changes to how some datasets are categorized, and updates to the website.
COVID-19 Survey Data 1 Now Available

COVID-19 Survey Data 1 Now Available

8/10/2021
The COVID-19 Survey 1 dataset was released on 8/6/21. The dataset (f190_covid1_inv.dat) includes all surveys returned by 12/31/2020. Access to the dataset is granted after a paper proposal has been approved by the P&P committee and a data use agreement signed. Please view the data dictionary to learn more.
Andy Hill CARE Fund Award Benefits COVID-19 Follow-up Survey

Andy Hill CARE Fund Award Benefits COVID-19 Follow-up Survey

5/26/2021
The COVID-19 Response Grant will help to fund an upcoming follow-up survey of WHI participants, seeking new information about their well-being, vaccination status, and healthcare access and utilization during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Lucille Adams-Campbell the Recipient of the 2021 Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Lucille Adams-Campbell the Recipient of the 2021 Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., Distinguished Achievement Award

3/31/2021
The award was presented by The American Society of Preventive Oncology for outstanding scientific work in the areas of preventive oncology, cancer control and/or cancer prevention

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