NCMHD


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National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

 
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities between racial and ethnic minorities (and other groups such as the urban and rural poor) and society as a whole. It does this by conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and behavioral research, emerging programs, training, and information dissemination in this area.

NCMHD

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
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The prevalence of specific diseases and their impact on mortality also vary across racial and ethnic groups (NCMHD 2001; Williams 2001).
Idalia Ramos Sanchez, a longtime fighter for health equity especially as it relates to HIV/AIDS, has been appointed senior policy advisor at the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Funding for this conference was made possible in part by NIH NCI U54 grant CA96297 and CA96300 "UPR-MDACC Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research Program"; by NIH NCMHD U54 grant MD007587-03 PR Clinical and Translational Research Consortium; by NIH NIMHD G12MD007600 Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program, UPR MSC; by the UPR Comprehensive Cancer Center; and by institutional funds from the UPR Medical Sciences Campus Deanship of Academic Affairs and Deanship of Administration.
Kyu Rhee, a primary care physician and member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee that assessed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) plan to eliminate health disparities, has been named director of the Office of Innovation and Program Coordination (OIPC) at the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) at the NIH.
Mendez-Luck and Wallace received support from the University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Health Improvement in Minority Elderly/Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, NIH/NIA/ NCMHD, under Grant P30-AG-021684.
Administrations Ileana Collado Herrell, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new director, Division of Scientific Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This study was supported by National Institutes of Health grants NIAAA R21AA013813, NCRR G12-RR-03026-18, CH05-DREW-616, and NCMHD 1P20MD000182-01 to Charles R.
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Nathaniel Stinson, Jr., Ph.D., M.D., has been appointed acting director, Office of Scientific Programs, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Naihua Duan also received support from NIMH P30 MH068639, NIMH P30 MH58107, and NCMHD P20 MD000148.
Award-winning epidemiologist and academician Francisco Sy, M.D., Dr.P.H., has been appointed as the new director of Extramural Activities and Scientific Programs at the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S.