Drug overdose death rates are rising in all types of communities, regardless of the socioeconomic situation. Learn more about the epidemic from a recent NIH study
NIMHD celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a special Director’s Seminar Series featuring Denise A. Dillard, Ph.D.
Does your research focus on social epigenomics among Minority Health and Health Disparities? Learn more about this funding opportunity and apply!
Become tomorrow’s leaders in biomedical and behavioral research! The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program is accepting applications from medical, dental, and veterinary students to participate in a year-long research enrichment program. The application is open October 1, 2019–January 10, 2020.
New on the Blog! Disparities in Obesity Require Multilevel Approaches; Multilevel Approaches Require More Research
This blog post discusses why multilevel interventions are a necessary approach for overcoming disparities in the public’s health, particularly for conditions such as obesity.More
Understanding Health Disparities through the Life Course
Public Health Demography coordinator and professor at Michigan’s Population Studies Center, Dr. Arline T. Geronimus, discusses how scientists settled on two life course approaches critical to understanding the development and perpetuation of social inequities in health, and how researchers could benefit from integrating the two perspectives to promote health equity.More
My Message to African American Men: There’s No Shame in Seeking Help with Mental Health
Series on the Future of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
Dr. Nancy Jones, introduces this new blog post series which will highlight essays and editorials to discuss how researchers hope to operationalize the new scientific vision to transform minority health and health disparities using 30 cross-cutting research strategies announced in January 2019.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.