Kids and teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don’t have ADHD, according to a study recently published by IRWG research assistant professor, Quyen Epstein-Ngo.


Established in 1995, The Institute for Research on Women & Gender (IRWG) is an interdisciplinary unit of the University of Michigan Office of Research, supporting faculty and graduate student research on women, gender, and sexuality.

Each year, we also sponsor a variety of speakers and events to foster intellectual exploration and social change.

Upcoming Lectures & Events

Looking for research funding?

IRWG provides direct research funding and research support services to assist U-M faculty seeking external funding opportunities for research, scholarship, or other creative activities that focus on women, gender and sexuality.