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NIH names Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

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National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., announced today the selection of Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., as Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). Dr. Pérez-Stable is expected to join NIH in September. (more)


Now Available!
Health Equity Summit: “30 Years of Advancing Health Equity; The Heckler Report: A Force for Ending Health Disparities in America"

The Health Equity Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the HHS Office of Minority Health on Monday, April 27, 2015 is now available to view webcast until July 27, 2015. Click here to view webcast.


NIH Expands Medical Scholars Program, Announces New Class

"Our new class more closely resembles the diversity that has made the United States a world leader in technology and biomedical research and reflects a concerted recruitment effort to reach out to more segments of the research and academic communities." - Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox, NIMHD acting director (more)


Request for Information (RFI) Soliciting Input into the NIH Science Vision for Health Disparities Research (NOT-MD-15-006)

NIMHD is embarking on a scientific planning process in collaboration with other NIH Institutes and Centers to define a vision that will guide the development of the science of health disparities research for the next decade. The NIMHD serves as the focal point at the NIH for the conduct of research, research training, capacity-building and outreach dissemination of minority health and health disparities. Deadline for responses is July 31, 2015. (more)


NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
2015 NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course
Integrating Principles of Science, Practice and Policy in Health Disparities Research
Course will be held August 3-14, 2015 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
Click here to apply. Application deadline has been extended to June 1, 2015. Letters of acceptance will be sent the week of June 15, 2015.


Q and A: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

NIMHD Acting Director Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox is featured on page 11 of the latest ASN Kidney News magazine, where she speaks about NIMHD’s “mandate to coordinate minority health and health disparities research at NIH.” Dr. Maddox provides an in-depth look at how NIMHD has made an impact on minority health and health disparities, the Institute’s vision for the future, and what role it plays in fostering research in kidney disease health disparities. (more)



Recent NIH News

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May 29, 2015 - Antibiotic approved for treating infant abdominal infections

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May 28, 2015 - A patient’s budding cortex — in a dish?

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May 28, 2015 - Nearly 1 in 7 Hispanic/Latino adults has some hearing loss

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Dr. Maddox, panelist, National Study on University Admissions in the Health Professions Report released September 30. Click here for previously recorded webcast.




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