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Learn about NIMHD’s newest collaboration with Fuel Up to Play 60 en Español

NIMHD is helping expand the reach of Fuel Up to Play 60 among Spanish-speaking communities through the new Fuel Up to Play 60 en Español. (more)

NIMHD Director Addresses Smoking Cessation Challenges in Minority Populations

In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable presented a special lecture, Tobacco Use Behavior and Health Consequences among U.S. Racial/Ethnic Minorities, on October 13 in the Lipsett Amphitheater at the Clinical Center. (more)

NIMHD Program Official Assists in Ebola Effort in Guinea

Dr. Rick Berzon, a health scientist administrator at NIMHD, recently returned from a three-month detail in Conakry, Guinea, West Africa, where he assisted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) USG (United States Government) Ebola Response effort. (more)

Census Bureau Reports at Least 350 Languages Spoken in U.S. Homes

U.S. Census Bureau released a set of new tables today detailing hundreds of languages that U.S. residents speak at home. (more)

National Institutes of Health Addresses the Science of Diversity

The US biomedical research workforce does not currently mirror the nation’s population demographically, despite numerous attempts to increase diversity. (more)

Health Disparities in U.S. Still Persist According to Report

According the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), significant disparities in the burden of disease and illness experienced by different groups persist. (more)

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HHS Disparities Action Plan

The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines goals and actions. (more)

Recent NIH News

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November 30, 2015 - DNA repair factor linked to breast cancer may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease

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November 23, 2015 - Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the US

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November 18, 2015 - NIH-led effort details global brain disorders research agenda in Nature supplement

Director's Corner

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. (Eh-lee-SAY-oh PEH-rez STAH-blay)

NIMHD welcomes
Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., as new Director. (more)

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