Representation of Women on National Institutes of Health Study Sections

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e2037346. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.37346.


This cross-sectional study examines the proportion of women represented on National Institutes of Health study sections and whether there is an association with research funding levels.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • National Institutes of Health (U.S.)*
  • Research Personnel / statistics & numerical data*
  • Research Support as Topic / statistics & numerical data*
  • Sex Distribution
  • United States
  • Women*