March 2014: Mieke Koehoorn is a Partnership Co-lead and holds a CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health. Her top five essential readings/resources on gender, sex, and health research are as follows:
- Stanford University’s web site: Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment
- Johnson J, Greaves L, Repta R. Better science with sex and gender: Facilitating the use of a sex and gender-based analysis in health research. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2009; 8(14).
- CIHR Institute for Gender and Health. What a Difference Sex and Gender Make: A Gender, Sex and Health Research Casebook.
- Krieger N. Genders, sexes, and health: what are the connections-and why does it matter? International Journal of Epidemiology. 2003;32(4):652-7.
- Schiebinger L. Scientific research must take gender into account. Nature. 2014;507(7490).