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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 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)
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)
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)
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The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines goals and actions.
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., as new Director. (more)