Inaugural Stakeholder Meeting for the Prioritization of Therapeutic Research Needs for Pregnant, Postpartum, and Lactating (PPL) Persons

July 9-10, 2024 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8:30 a.m.-Noon ET)


Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch (OPPTB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD


Virtual; registration is free but required


This meeting, organized with NICHD’s Office of the Director and Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, will begin discussions on prioritization of drugs, vaccines, and dietary supplement research needs for use in PPL people. The effort directly addresses recommendations from the NICHD-led Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women to identify gaps in knowledge and needs and prioritize research on therapeutics for PPL persons.

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this activity should contact Deborah Stein at or 571-278-6568 at least 5 days in advance.

More Information

Register to attend external link (must register by July 1, 2024).


For program-related questions: 
Camille Fabiyi, OPPTB, DER, NICHD
Phone: 301-496-3916

For workshop logistics and registration questions:

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