2017 Approved Research Concepts

Addressing the Challenges Posed by the Opioid Epidemic in Health Disparity Populations

This initiative will support research to understand and address disparities in prevention and treatment of opioid abuse in minority and health disparity populations.

Research on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to Prevent HIV in Health Disparity Populations

This initiative will support projects that examine PrEP attitudes, use and adherence among health disparity populations in the US.

Prevention and Treatment Research to Address HIV/AIDS Disparities in Women

This initiative will support health services and intervention research projects to understand and reduce racial/ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic HIV disparities in US women.

Mechanisms of HIV-Associated Co-Morbidities Among Health Disparities Populations

This initiative will support research to examine how multiple HIV-associated co-morbidities add to the complexity of HIV disease progression and treatment outcomes among health disparities populations.

Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TEC)

This initiative supports collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers (TEC) and external investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.

NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence for Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities

This program supports specialized research centers to conduct multidisciplinary research, research training, and community engagement activities focused on improving minority health or reducing health disparities.