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April 30, 2024: WebMD

Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable on Health Disparities: Biology, Behavior, and Society

Dr. Pérez-Stable sat down with WebMD to discuss the field of health disparities and how his studies aim to improve interventions not only in clinical settings, but across communities.

February 19, 2024: El Pais

The DNA of 250,000 People Illuminates the Most Hidden Effect of Poverty

Dr. Pérez-Stable talks about NIH’s All of Us Research Program and how it will help to address diversity in genomic research.

Oct. 29, 2023: MVA News

NIMHD Director, Dr. Pèrez-Stable Visits Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

In conversation with Meharry Medical College and the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance faculty, students, and staff, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. discussed the potential of multi-disciplinary collaboration and preventative medicine, the impact of racial disparities on health, the vital role that physicians play in health education, current initiatives at NIMHD and more.

July 31, 2023: Healthy Moments

Improving Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Diseases for Communities of Color

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. joins Healthy Moments to talk about NIMHD’s support of research on the links between chronic disease and determinants of health to improve prevention and treatment approaches for those most affected by health disparities.

July 24, 2023: Healthy Moments

Brother, You’re on My Mind: Dealing with Depression and Stress

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. joins Healthy Moments to talk about Brother, You’re on My Mind, a program of NIMHD and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity that aims to fuel conversations around African American men’s mental health.

July 17, 2023: Healthy Moments

COVID-19 and Community Health Resources

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. joins Healthy Moments to talk about NIH’s CEAL effort that aims to improve health outcomes for communities of color.

July 10, 2023: Healthy Moments

Supporting Minority Health: The Healthy Mind Initiative

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. joins Healthy Moments to talk about NIMHD’s Healthy Mind Initiative that collaborates with the U.S. Public Health Service and other federal agencies to promote the importance of mental health among youth and young adults of color.

June 26, 2023: NIH Collaboratory

NIMHD Director Discusses Ways Researchers Can Help Reduce Health Disparities

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., shares his thoughts on national priorities for reducing health disparities and opportunities for clinical researchers to help promote health equity.

June 22, 2023: NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Meet the Director: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable served in the medical and research communities for decades before becoming the second director of NIMHD in 2015. His path to NIH was guided by his unique experiences and partnerships, which prepared him to lead NIMHD in its mission to reduce health disparities and improve the health of minority and disadvantaged populations.

May 22, 2023: ATS Conference News

Keynote Address Highlights the Power of Science to Improve Health Disparities

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, identified the adverse effects of health disparities and outlined how science can provide the best defense against these imbalances. Engaging the community and standardizing the measurement of social and demographic factors that affect health are all part of the equation too.

March 23, 2023: NY Amsterdam News

$35 insulin caps just the tip of the needle for Black diabetes care

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, who directs the agency’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, told the Amsterdam News it’s about time insulin prices come down. He said the drug is almost a century old, and the price should reflect that.

Feb. 14, 2023: Government Matters TV

Thought Leadership Network: Health Equity

Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable talks about how systemic, historical, and economic factors can prevent racial and ethnic minority populations from having fair access to healthcare, and NIH’s efforts to help address this issue.

Sept. 15, 2022: NIH COSWD Blog

Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable Helps Raise Others

In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Dr. Marie A. Bernard, NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, spotlights Dr. Pérez-Stable's career and research interests, the impact of diversity on health disparities research, and how COSWD and NIMHD work together.

June 9, 2022: Axios

A Conversation on Battling Misinformation

A conversation on the impacts of misinformation, featuring NIMHD Director Eliseo Pérez-Stable and White House national climate adviser Gina McCarthy, hosted by Axios.

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