WHI encourages and supports the use of the existing WHI data to address novel questions related to the health of postmenopausal women. We invite you to collaborate with us to make the most of this resource. Paper proposals stemming from ancillary studies also follow this process.
Familiarize yourself with the Publications and Presentations (P&P) Policy.
Review approved proposals and manuscripts to check for duplication.
Contact the chairs of relevant Scientific Interest Groups for additional expertise and input.
Use WHI resources, such as the Query builder, to check that sufficient data exist to support your research idea
Abstracts developed for a scientific meeting must be associated with an approved proposal and require approval by the P&P committee. Meeting abstracts should be submitted to the P&P committee for review at least 2 weeks before the meeting’s submission deadline.
The P&P committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from January to October and on the 2nd Thursday of November and December. See the table below for recent dates.
|Submission Deadline||Meeting Review Date|
|Friday, August 26||Thursday, September 8|
|Friday, September 9||Thursday, September 22|
|Friday, September 30||Thursday, October 13|
|Friday, October 14||Thursday, October 27|
|Publications & Proposals Committee||WHI Help Desk|
|E-mail: email@example.com||Help Desk|