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Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable
Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Carving My Own Path: From First-Generation Latina Undergraduate Student to Minority Health Researcher
As a child, I experienced barriers to health care access and use by my family and community firsthand. I never imagined this would lead me to pursue a career understanding and encouraging elimination of health disparities. Today, I am a part of that driving force to make a positive change for my family, my community, and generations after me.More
NIMHD Investigator Forums on COVID-19 Impact on Research Communities
Insights from principal investigators on:
- Impact of COVID-19 on communities where research is conducted
- Strategies to modify recruitment, data collection or intervention protocols
- Understanding and addressing the impact of the pandemic on study outcomes
Can Paid Maternity Leave Help Address the Disparities in Maternal Mortality?
Maternal mortality rates are rising at an alarming rate in the United States, especially among women from racial and ethnic minority communities. NIMHD Program Director Dr. Rada Dagher, discusses how paid leave programs can help decrease these disparities.More
HDPulse - An Ecosystem of Minority Health and Health Disparities Resources
Visit the Data Portal to explore Health statistics, charts, and maps by data topic across the health disparities continuum.