GS11 Regional Steering Committee

Dr Janine Clayton

ClaytonAssociate Director for Research on Women’s Health and Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health, USA

Dr. Janine Clayton was appointed Director for the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and Associate Director for Research on Women's Health with National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2012. Prior to that, she has held various positions with the NIH, notably as the ORWH Deputy Director and Co-Chair of the NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers. As a board certified ophthalmologist, Janine is interested in research topics including autoimmune ocular diseases and the role of sex and gender in health and disease. Janine is the author 80 scientific publications, journal articles, and book chapters. She received her undergraduate degree with honors from the Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine.