“Anna’s leadership at NIMHD Intramural has been foundational and this legacy will yield benefits for many years,” said NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable. “In addition, her ability to create collaborations across NIH contribute to the rich legacy of impact that NIMHD has on the research enterprise and its progress toward inclusive racial and ethnic cultural diversity in its leadership.”
NIMHD Intramural Research Program Feature Articles
Read about NIMHD-conducted minority health and health disparities research projects in the Institute's Intramural Research Program.
Two postbacs, Vincent Lam and Sydney Barlow, discuss the experiences that motivated them to conduct research within NIMHD’s Division of Intramural Research. Both Lam and Barlow presented their minority health and health disparities research at NIH Postbac Poster Day 2023, along with thirteen other NIMHD postbaccalaureate fellows.
Learn about the research conducted by 12 trainees supervised and mentored by lead investigators in NIMHD’s Intramural Research Program (IRP) and one trainee in the NHLBI lab of NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable.
Twelve students in NIMHD’s Division of Intramural Research presented their research to review panels and peers for NIH’s Postbac Virtual Poster Days 2021.
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.
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 August 7, 2023