National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Framework. An evolving conceptualization of factors relevant to research that addresses the complex, multi-faceted nature of minority health and health disparities. More
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Health Information for the Public
(2 days ago) Health Information for the Public. Connect with a host of web-based health resources for public and community health professionals, consumers, community members, and research participants, including patients and healthy research volunteers.
COVID-19 information, resources and updates
(4 days ago) NIMHD leads scientific research to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a disproportionate burden of illness and death among racial and ethnic minorities and other vulnerable populations. Underlying causes of this burden may relate to long-standing disparities and
(7 days ago) Through NIMHD’s leadership, health disparities has become a recognized scientific field of study, which has evolved from documenting and investigating differences in health status and risk factors among affected populations, to addressing health disparities using traditional and non-traditional research approaches. Health Disparity Populations
(1 days ago) The NIMHD oversees numerous programs that are central to NIH’s mission of uncovering new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. This comprehensive portfolio of programs focuses on: Research from a biological and non-biological perspective to understand minority health and the underlying causes of health disparities;
The Science of Health Disparities Research
(8 days ago) The Science of Health Disparities Research. Over the years, research in minority health and health disparities has evolved from a descriptive understanding of what health disparities are and who is most affected, to the discovery of the complexity of factors involved in determining health and its outcomes by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.
NIH Releases Minority Health and Health Disparities
(6 days ago) About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes
National Minority Health and Health Disparities Research
(6 days ago) NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Framework . The NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Framework is a multi-dimensional model that depicts a wide array of health determinants relevant to understanding and addressing minority health and health …
The Center for Asian Health Engages Communities in
(4 days ago) Mental health issues, especially related to depression, is just one area of understudied disparities among elderly Asian Americans, according to Ma. Others include limited access to culturally/linguistically appropriate health care, Alzheimer’s disease and burden of family members as caregivers, self-management of chronic conditions, and lack
(3 days ago) NIMHD Research Diversity Supplement Application Guidelines. This information provides additional guidance for applicants requesting supplements to active NIMHD grants and cooperative agreements (hereinafter “grants”) through PA-18-906 and PA-18-592.. Achieving diversity in the biomedical research workforce is critical to the full realization of our national research goals.
(5 days ago) Mental health is a topic that many African American men consider taboo and don’t often discuss. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, but it is an underrecognized and undertreated problem among African American men.
NIH Rural Health Seminar
(Just Now) The rural/urban inequities in health and health care warrant more rigorous and innovative scientific research to improve testing, contact tracing, and future vaccination for rural Americans. This seminar will explore the impact of COVID-19 on rural populations, systems and workforce issues, and community engagement to respond to the pandemic.
Barbershops Bring Health Services to Men
(6 days ago) Stephen Thomas, Ph.D., professor in the UMD School of Public Health and director of the Center for Health Equity, has a bigger vision: a national network of barbershops and salons, each partnering with a university and local hospital to address the health needs of their communities on an ongoing basis. Transforming Health
(1 days ago) Addressing Health Disparities Through the Utilization of Health Information Technology. Supplement to Medical Care. June 2019. This special supplement, sponsored by NIMHD, with an introductory editorial led by NIMHD Director Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., with NIMHD Health Scientist Administrator Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D., and NIMHD Chief of Staff Courtney Ferrell Aklin, Ph.D., …
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and
(5 days ago) Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities. COE Grants for NIH Guide No: RFA-MD-17-005. The NIMHD Centers of Excellence program, established by Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-525), has played a vital role in realizing NIMHD’s mission to support research in minority health and health disparities
Leveraging Health IT
(8 days ago) Leveraging Health Information Technology (Health IT) to Address Minority Health Disparities . NIH Guide Number: PAR-19-093 . Objectives. The proposed initiative will support research that examines the impact of health information technology (health IT) adoption on health disparity populations (e.g. racial/ethnic, low SES, rural, sexual/gender minority) in access to care, quality of care
Family Level Research, Family Health, Well-Being, and
(1 days ago) Family Level Research, Family Health, Well-Being, and Resilience Council Date: February 5, 2019 Objectives. The purpose of this initiative is to advance the science of minority health and health disparities by supporting research on family health and well-being and resilience.
Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D. NIMHD Staff
(8 days ago) Dr. Monica Webb Hooper is Deputy Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). She works closely with the Director, Dr. Pérez-Stable, and the leadership, to oversee all aspects of the institute and to support the implementation of the science visioning recommendations to improve minority health, reduce health disparities, and promote health …
Loan Repayment Program (LRP)
(5 days ago) The Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR) NOT-OD-20-137 supports qualified health professionals engaged in basic, clinical, behavioral, social sciences, or health services research addressing health disparities. As required in the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-525
National Institutes of Health Minority Health and Health
(1 days ago) health disparity population for research purposes. In the 35 years since the Heckler report was published, 2. pioneering researchers studying health disparities and minority health have worked to reduce the burden of . premature illness and death experienced by many people from minority racial and ethnic backgrounds, SGMs, rural
NIMHD Health Disparities Course
(Just Now) NIMHD Course Provides Scholars with a Foundation for Health Disparities Research. Having just emerged from a lecture by Dr. Daniel Onion, who discussed the cardiovascular disease prevention programs he has conducted for 40 years in rural Maine, recently written up in JAMA, Dr. Yolanda Haywood was eager to talk about her experience as one of 94 scholars selected for the 2015 NIMHD …
Population and Community Health Sciences
(7 days ago) Population and Community Health Sciences (PCHS) Overview. Research to understand mechanisms that produce health disparities or differentially act to increase or reduce risk of disease and disability among minority populations is critical to improve our nation’s health.
NIMHD Envisioning Health Equity Art Challenge
(2 days ago) NIMHD envisions an America in which all populations have an equal opportunity to live long and healthy lives. As part of its 10-year anniversary celebration, NIMHD hosted its first art challenge to raise awareness about health disparities and encourage creative thinking about how we reach health …
Celebrating National Minority Health Month
(9 days ago) Download the Active & Health Bingo Challenge card: English version / (JPG, 138 KB) Spanish version / . Mark an X on each activity you complete. When you have five Xs in a row, you have BINGO! Show your friends, your family, and us how you’re staying active and healthy at home during NMHM. Share your completed bingo board on Facebook or
Health Information in Multiple Languages
(3 days ago) Health Information in Multiple Languages. This information portal leads to health resources from across NIH for selected priority health areas. The languages for each condition are chosen to reach populations with particular health disparities. Note that racial and ethnic indicators are …
Brother, You're On My Mind
(8 days ago) Mental Health Snapshot of African American Men Mental health is a topic that many African American men consider taboo and do not often discuss.The fact is that depression is one of the most common mental illnesses but an underrecognized and undertreated problem …
Structural Racism and Discrimination
(7 days ago) Physical characteristics or health conditions; Achieving health equity for all in the U.S. will require dismantling this country’s historical legacy of structural racism. There is increasing recognition that SRD contributes to poorer health outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities and other populations who experience health disparities.
Research to Address Vaccine Hesitancy and Uptake
(7 days ago) NIMHD supports studies that move away from an exclusively "top-down" public health vaccination approach by emphasizing collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders, including community partners and leaders, and leveraging existing partnerships to enhance vaccine access, delivery, and uptake.
NIMHD Community Health and Population Sciences Articles
(4 days ago) NIMHD Workshop Explores the Impact of Work on Health Disparities. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) hosted a two-day online workshop, “The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the United States,” to understand and address the role of work as a social determinant that contributes to health disparities.
Essay Challenge Winners
(4 days ago) In our current mental health system, youth often experience a lack of accessibility to mental health care, with stigma and confusion that make the process of getting help more difficult than it should be. Implementing peer programs in schools would reach youth widely, increase mental health literacy, reduce stigma, provide peer support, and
Active NIMHD Funding Opportunities
(9 days ago) Addressing Health Disparities Among Immigrant Populations through Effective Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) R01: PAR-21-081: 11-17-20: 01-08-23: Dr. Rina Das Dr. Dottie Castille Dr. Deborah Linares Dr. Rada Dagher: Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical trial not
NIMHD Research Framework
(Just Now) The framework serves as a vehicle for encouraging NIMHD- and NIH-supported research that addresses the complex and multi-faceted nature of minority health and health disparities, including research that spans different domains of influence (Biological, Behavioral, Physical/Built Environment, Sociocultural Environment, Healthcare System) as well
(9 days ago) The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) special issue, New Perspectives to Advance Minority Health and Health Disparities Research is a series of essays and editorials that lays out the comprehensive and transparent agenda for the field of health disparities research. The articles discuss new paradigms and strategies that will foster a harmonized health disparities research …
(8 days ago) Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01/R21) Program Description. NIMHD is promoting investigative and collaborative research as well as developmental and exploratory studies focused on determining the mechanisms for variation in the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).
Health Research to Improve Health Equity for Latinos
(7 days ago) • A health disparity is defined as a health difference that adversely affects disadvantaged populations, based on one or more of the health outcomes • Health disparities research is devoted to advancing scientific knowledge about the influence of health determinants and defining mechanisms and how this knowledge is translated into
National Minority Health Month
(8 days ago) Celebrated every year in April, National Minority Health Month is an effort to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority populations. The 2020 theme for National Minority Health Month is Active and Healthy.
Research Interest Areas
(1 days ago) These priorities will advance minority health and health disparities research in a focused yet comprehensive platform. Each research area focuses on impacting the health determinants that contribute to poor health outcomes and to health disparity conditions. These research areas may occur in collaboration with other NIH Institutes and Centers.
NIMHD NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL CONCEPT …
(5 days ago) health care systems, school systems, law enforcement or criminal justice agencies, social service agencies; or departments of commerce, labor, transportation, housing, or recreation. Multi-sectoral collaborations involving partnerships with multiple types of organizations in the
Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and
(2 days ago) Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01/R21) Program Description. The NIMHD social epigenomics research program has been established to 1) advance the science of epigenomics focused on minority health and health disparities, (2) expand our understanding of epigenetic mechanisms by which social factors lead to biological changes that in turn influence
The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. Workshop
(3 days ago) This workshop will bring together experts in health disparities, population sciences, labor economics, occupational health, epidemiology, and organizational sociology and psychology. Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Edgar Dews at Edgar
Economic Policies Make a Difference for Babies’ Health
(6 days ago) Promoting Health Awareness as One Path to Navajo Food Sovereignty. The redistribution of the junk food tax revenue directly back to the community is contributing towards realizing the goal of better food options and health behaviors. “Some communities are using the tax revenue to curb health disparities, such as building new hiking trails
Investigator-Initiated Research on Minority Health and
(5 days ago) Preventive or health improvement interventions in nonmedical organizational settings, such as schools or workplaces; Preventive or health improvement interventions at the family, neighborhood, or community level; B. Health Services Research. Disparities in health care are a clear contributor to disparities in health outcomes.
Intramural Research Program
(2 days ago) The DIR collaborates with intramural and extramural researchers to promote and increase minority health and health disparities research and diversify the biomedical research workforce. Mission Statement. Innovators in population, community, social-behavioral, clinical, epidemiologic and genomic sciences to improve health equity and the health
(7 days ago) Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer), Clinical and Health Services Research, Division of Scientific Programs. POC: Dr. Larissa Avilés-Santa Open: May 17 - 26, 2021. Health Scientist Administrator (Program Officer), Community Health and Population Science, Division of Scientific Programs. POC: Dr. Nathaniel Stinson Open: May 17 - 26
NIMHD Partnership With Healthy Hearts Network
(3 days ago) Healthy Hearts Network. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is largely preventable. NIMHD is partnering with the Healthy Hearts Network to promote messages of The Heart Truth ® program, an initiative that focuses on increasing awareness about heart disease and its risk factors.. The Healthy Hearts Network is led by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute