NIMHD Celebrating Excellence

Meet exceptional NIMHD grantees who have achieved recognition in minority health and health disparities research.

Kenneth B. Wells, M.D., M.P.H.

Kenneth B. Wells, M.D., M.P.H.

Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize (2018) – The National Academy of Medicine presents the Sarnat Prize to Dr. Wells for outstanding achievement in mental health and leadership in addressing mental health disparities through a community-partnered participatory approach while fostering a new generation of leaders in mental health services research and practice.


Spero Manson, Ph.D.

Spero Manson, Ph.D.

Bronislaw Malinowski Award (2019) – The Society for Applied Anthropology presents this award each year to a senior scholar who has shown a lifetime commitment to understand and serve the needs of societies by using social science.


Marjorie Mau, M.D., M.S., MACP

Marjorie Mau, M.D., M.S., MACP

Royal College of Physicians (RCP) Fellow (2018) –The RCP, founded in 1518, recognizes masters of their health profession as fellows partnering on their mission to improve patient care and reduce illness across the globe. Dr. Mau is one of the first 25 fellows in the U.S.


Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Dr.P.H.

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Dr.P.H.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Community Leadership Award (2018) – The APIAHF awards researchers for excellence in leadership through deep community engagement and innovative solutions to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.