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The National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities will hold a meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
A New NIH Experience Charted for the Next Generation of Minority Health and Health Disparities Researchers
“Imagine you are a 65-year-old woman who has hypertension and diabetes that have been poorly controlled due to your everyday life stressors,” began Dr. Lisa A. Cooper, as the auditorium fell silent.More
HIV Prevention in SGM Youth
Researchers usually have to get a parent’s permission before enrolling a minor in a study—which can make it hard to do research with gay and bisexual youth. NIMHD-funded researchers found that 14- to 17-year-olds are capable of understanding a hypothetical study on HIV prevention.More
Researchers find genetic variants linked to dangerous blood clots in African Americans
Newly-discovered genetic variants predict whether African Americans are likely to get venous thromboembolismMore
Addressing Mental Health in African Americans Through FAITH
By Dr. Tiffany Haynes, Ph.D.
Rural African Americans are disproportionately exposed to numerous stressors, such as poverty, racism, and discrimination, that place them at risk for experiencing elevated levels of depressive symptoms.More
New Funding Opportunity Announcement for Research Centers in Minority Institutions
By Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
Today I’m pleased to share news that NIMHD is releasing a new FOA for the RCMI program.More
Health Disparities Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Enormous Hurdles and Opportunities to Advance Health Status
By Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH and Linda U. Krebs, RN, PhD, AOCN, FAAN
American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) have long experienced lower health status than other U.S. populations do.More