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Reported to House amended (07/25/2002)

Women's Health Office Act of 2002 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) an Office on Women's Health, headed by a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women's Health. Requires the establishment of a Department of Health and Human Services Coordinating Committee and a National Women's Health Information Center. Requires biennial reports to Congress. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.

Directs the Secretary of HHS to establish within the Office of the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the Office of Women's Health, headed by a Director. Requires such Director to establish the Coordinating Committee on Research on Women's Health. Requires biennial reports to Congress. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.

Requires the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to designate an official of the Office of Priority Populations to report to the Director on activities regarding women's health. Instructs such official to establish the Coordinating Committee on Research on Women's Health. Requires biennial reports to Congress. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.

Amends the Social Security Act to establish within the Office of the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration the Office of Women's Health, headed by a director. Instructs the Director to establish the Coordinating Committee on Research on Women's Health. Requires biennial reports to Congress. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.

Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish within the Office of the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration the Office of Women's Health, headed by a director. Instructs the Director to establish the Coordinating Committee on Women's Health. Requires biennial reports to Congress. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.