News Releases & Announcements
Here you will find press releases, media advisories, media notes and announcements produced by NIMHD, as well as NIH. These offer a glance into the research, medical advances, and activities that define NIMHD.
May 24, 2023: Dr. Monica Webb Hooper, NIMHD Deputy Director, recognized for her leadership and influence across biomedical and behavioral research.
May 16, 2023: Ground-breaking study provides national and state-level estimates of the economic burden of health disparities by race and ethnicity and educational levels. Video release: The Staggering Cost of Health Inequities
Nov. 4, 2022: Agency leaders discuss new research plan to address the risk to human health posed by a changing climate in a commentary published in The Lancet.
June 16, 2022: County-level data provides unprecedented detail by geography and population groups. Video News Release: Life expectancy in the US by race and ethnicity
March 29, 2022: Large NIH-funded study published in Annals of Family Medicine suggests factors beyond affordability influence disparities in health care utilization.
Feb. 24, 2022: Study highlights the need for public health messaging strategies that address biases against all population groups that have been marginalized.
Page updated May 24, 2023