The National Institutes of Health marked the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of the Office of Research on Women's Health with the release of a newly revised research agenda on women's health, A Vision for 2020 for Women's Health Research: Moving into the future with New Dimensions and Strategies (A Vision for 2020).

Today, a briefing was held in Washington, DC about the new research agenda.

Featured speakers included Vivian W. Pinn, M.D., Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health, Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health, Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D., Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Director, Institute for Women's Health Research, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Eugene P. Orringer, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Director, Education/Training/Career Development Core, North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (TraCS) Institute, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This event was sponsored by The Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health and Women’s Policy, Inc., with Black Women’s Health Imperative, National Research Center for Women & Families, National Women’s Health Network, and Society for Women’s Health Research in cooperation with Reps. Lois Capps and Kay Granger, Co-Chairs, Women’s Health Task Force; Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and Reps; Gwen Moore and Kay Granger, Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues