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.
NIMHD Intramural Research Program Feature Articles
Read about NIMHD-conducted minority health and health disparities research projects in the Institute's Intramural Research Program.
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.