Read the NIMHD Research Spotlight: Culturally Specific Interventions Can Increase Tobacco Cessation Among Black/African American Quitline Enrollees
Explore the rationale behind NIMHD’s 30 research strategies presented across three pillars: methods and measurement, etiology, and interventions.
NIH-funded study is the most comprehensive, peer-reviewed research to date on cause-specific mortality in the U.S. by county, race, and ethnicity.
An NIMHD-supported study shows that diet quality, food security, race/ethnicity and access to health care affect the control of type 2 diabetes, which is more common in all U.S. racial and ethnic minority groups than in non-Hispanic White populations.
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NIH has adopted the federal acronym NOFO to help standardize terminology across the government. Learn about the change and how it impacts researchers and grant applications.More
Why does the statement “Your zip code is more important to your health than your genetic code” surprise people but resonate with many population scientists? Learn more about NIH’s efforts to better understand the multiple and interacting social, psychological, behavioral, and biologic mechanisms through which SDOH affect outcomes.More
Director Dr. Joshua Gordon has made understanding youth mental health disparities a priority for the research NIMH supports. In this post for National Minority Mental Health Month, he discusses research addressing mental health for Latino youth and NIMH’s Strategic Framework for Addressing Youth Mental Health Disparities.More
Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Share, compare and integrate data across studies to increase impact of minority and disparities research with NIMHD data-harmonization tools.
Visit the data portal to explore health statistics, charts, and maps by data topic across the health disparities continuum.
An evolving conceptualization of factors relevant to research that addresses the complex, multi-faceted nature of minority health and health disparities.