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Learn about NIMHD’s newest collaboration with Fuel Up to Play 60 en Español

NIMHD is helping expand the reach of Fuel Up to Play 60 among Spanish-speaking communities through the new Fuel Up to Play 60 en Español. (more)


NIMHD Seeks Scientific Director

NIMHD is seeking an exceptional and visionary leader for the position of Scientific Director of the Division of Intramural Research. Review begins July 1, 2016. (more)


E-Learning Products Help Providers Improve Their Medical Bilingual Proficiency

Patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) tend to experience lower quality of care and worse outcomes. Language barriers contribute to poor communication and can impair patients’ ability to access healthcare, understand diagnoses, adhere to treatment, and arrange follow-up treatment. In this Q&A, Bill Tan, founder of Transcendent Endeavors, discusses the development of Canopy e-learning products through an NIMHD Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. (more)


The Center for Asian Health Engages Communities in Research to Reduce Asian American Health Disparities

On February 23, 2016, NIMHD and the NIH Asian and Pacific Islander American Organization (APAO) co-sponsored a lecture, Health Disparity Research in Diverse Asian American Populations: Present and Future, by Dr. Grace Ma, Associate Dean for Health Disparities, Founding Director, Center for Asian Health (CAH), Laura H. Carnell Professor of Public Health, and Professor in Clinical Sciences at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. (more)


NIH launches research program to reduce health disparities in surgical outcomes

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched an initiative to support research to better understand and address disparities in surgical care and outcomes for disadvantaged populations. (more)


2016 NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute, August 15-19, 2016

Click here for more information and how to apply.


New Resource

CDC’s Social Determinants of Health Website


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HHS Disparities Action Plan

The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines goals and actions.


Recent NIH News

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May 25, 2016 - New NIH-EPA research centers to study environmental health disparities

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May 19, 2016 - Visual impairment, blindness cases in U.S. expected to double by 2050

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May 19, 2016 - NIAAA selects winners of its Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Challenge

Director's Corner

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. (Eh-lee-SAY-oh PEH-rez STAH-blay)

NIMHD welcomes
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., as new Director. (more)




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