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NIMHD Grantee Featured in APA’s Special Issue on Mental Health Disparities

Culturally-tailored integrative health care is key in providing successful mental health treatment to racial and ethnic minorities in a primary care setting, according to a new manuscript co-authored by National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities grantee TCC for Health Disparities Research at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta and collaborators. The manuscript has been designated as the lead article that frames the American Psychological Association’s Special Issue on Mental Health Disparities in the Psychological Services journal. Click here for the news. (more)


New Study Finds Holistic Admissions Benefit Health Professions Schools

A new study, funded in part by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), finds holistic admissions has a positive impact on diversity, student success and academics in health professions schools. Holistic review is a university admissions strategy that assesses an applicant’s unique experiences alongside traditional measures of academic achievement such as grades and test scores. (more)


NIMHD Propels Health Disparities Research by Joining Trans-NIH R01 Grant Program

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) recently announced that it has signed onto the parent trans-National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 research project grant program, thrusting investigator-initiated research on minority health and health disparities into the spotlight. (more)


Recent NIH News

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December 17, 2014 - Despite risks, benzodiazepine use highest in older people

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December 17, 2014 - NIH complementary and integrative health agency gets new name

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December 17, 2014 - Update on Patient with exposure to Ebola at the NIH Clinical Center

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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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