NIMHD’s own researchers do work that directly benefits the communities most impacted by health disparities. From its roots to today, the DIR charts a path toward health equity.
NIMHD Intramural Research Program Feature Articles
Read about NIMHD-conducted minority health and health disparities research projects in the Institute's Intramural Research Program.
Each year, the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) hosts a poster day for recent college graduates across the different NIH Institutes to present their research.
Next generation researcher Asmi Panigrahi took a deep dive into health disparities research and career development during her time at NIMHD.
Growing up in Cairo, Egypt, the daughter of scholars was nothing less than fascinating for Sherine El-Toukhy, Ph.D., M.A.
Dr. Faustine Williams joins NIMHD IRP to further her goal of improving health outcomes among minorities and underserved populations.
More than 20 years ago, Anna María Nápoles, Ph.D., M.P.H., was working in the San Francisco area on a program to promote breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening in Hispanic/Latino communities.
Dr. Chandra Jackson, an adjunct investigator within NIMHD’s Division of Intramural Research, aims to improve minority health outcomes through disease prevention and health promotion.
A study of smoking susceptibility among adolescents who had never smoked has found that Hispanics are more susceptible to smoking during their adolescent years.
What do kids believe about smoking, and how likely are they to start? Race and ethnicity may play a role.
Page updated February 15, 2021