News Releases & Announcements
Here you will find press releases, media advisories, media notes and announcements produced by NIMHD, as well as NIH. These offer a glance into the research, medical advances, and activities that define NIMHD.
July 2, 2021 — The RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) program will provide additional funding of up to $15 million for five projects to identify ways of safely returning students and staff to in-person school in areas with vulnerable and underserved populations.
June 4, 2021 — Five grants awarded to address vaccine hesitancy and uptake among populations who experience health disparities with community engagement approach.
May 20, 2021 — Ethnicity & Disease supplement addresses need for expanded research efforts to understand connection between structural racism and discrimination and minority health and health disparities.
May 3, 2021 — NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable and NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons selected as joint finalists for their leadership with NIH's CEAL and RADx-UP initiatives that enhanced response within the communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Page updated July 26, 2021