To celebrate National Minority Health Month, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities held its inaugural Minority Health 5K Walk/Run at NIH on Apr. 12. With more than 400 registered participants and a sunny day, the lawn in front of Bldg. 1 was packed with exercise enthusiasts.
Inside NIMHD Feature Articles
Read about minority health and health disparities news and events taking place within NIMHD.
This two-day workshop discussed the use of race and ethnicity data in biomedical and clinical research and their application to minority health and health disparities research.
Former NIMHD Clinical Director Dr. Eddie Reed was inducted into the 2015 Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, posthumously, on October 17, 2015.
NIMHD and the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., have launched an educational outreach initiative titled Brother, You're On My Mind (BYOMM): Changing the National Dialogue Regarding Mental Health Among African-American Men.
NIMHD Acting Director Dr. Yvonne Maddox has retired from NIH after nearly 30 years of distinguished service, having earned the respect and admiration of her colleagues along the way.
Dr. Rick Berzon, a health scientist administrator at NIMHD, served a three-month detail in Conakry, Guinea, West Africa, where he assisted the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) USG (United States Government) Ebola Response effort.