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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)
Dr. Pérez-Stable discusses challenges and insights on strategies for improving health care disparities. Click here to listen to interview.
Dr. Eddie Reed, the first Clinical Director for the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the first African American to serve as Branch Chief at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), was inducted into the 2015 Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, posthumously, on October 17, 2015, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Ark. (more)
Using local, state, and national death/mortality datasets, investigators from Stanford University are examining racial/ethnic, nativity and geographic differences in Asian American subgroup mortality compared to other racial/ethnic groups. In this interview, Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Latha Palaniappan, a clinical professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, describes CAUSES: Causes of Asian American Mortality Understood by Socioeconomic Status, a NIMHD-funded RO1 grant. (more)
In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable presented a special lecture, Tobacco Use Behavior and Health Consequences among U.S. Racial/Ethnic Minorities, on October 13 in the Lipsett Amphitheater at the Clinical Center. (more)
Dr. Rick Berzon, a health scientist administrator at NIMHD, recently returned from a three-month detail in Conakry, Guinea, West Africa, where he assisted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) USG (United States Government) Ebola Response effort. (more)
U.S. Census Bureau released a set of new tables today detailing hundreds of languages that U.S. residents speak at home. (more)
The US biomedical research workforce does not currently mirror the nation’s population demographically, despite numerous attempts to increase diversity. (more)
According the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), significant disparities in the burden of disease and illness experienced by different groups persist. (more)
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)