Here you will find press releases, media advisories, and media notes produced by NIMHD, as well as NIH. These offer a glance into the research, medical advances, and activities that define NIMHD.
May 3, 2021 — NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable and NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons chosen for their leadership with NIH's CEAL and RADx-UP initiatives that enhanced response within the communities hit hardest by COVID-19.
April 29, 2021 — New funds for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities will launch 10 new CEAL teams and supplement the 11 already strengthening COVID-19 vaccine confidence and access.
April 13, 2021 — Adults and teens showcase art envisioning health equity to raise awareness about health disparities.
March 31, 2021 — Strategic plan details how NIH Institutes, Offices and Centers will engage in critical efforts to promote health equity.
December 21, 2020 — RADx-rad program will fund non-traditional and repurposed technologies to combat the current pandemic and address future viral disease outbreaks.
December 8, 2020 — NIMHD is proud to support and collaborate on this trans-NIH effort to invest in cohorts of diverse, early-stage research faculty; support institution-based strategies to nurture this talent pool; rigorously assess impact; and share lessons learned with the broader biomedical research community.
November 17, 2020 — Studies to focus on women from racial and ethnic minority groups, women with underprivileged socioeconomic status, and those living in underserved rural settings.
September 30, 2020 — The RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program will support projects designed to rapidly implement testing strategies focused on populations disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
September 16, 2020 — COVID-19 awareness and education research will focus on African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and American Indians—populations accounting for over half of reported U.S. cases. The NIH-wide effort, led by NIMHD and NHLBI, will promote and facilitate their inclusion and participation in vaccine and therapeutic clinical trials.
February 11, 2020 — Less than one in four adolescent men who have sex with men (AMSM) ever get tested for HIV, research funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, has reported.
Page updated April 29, 2021