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Saturday, 05/23/2015

Funding Opportunities

NIA Diversity Supplement Program Explained.

National Institutes of Health - Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)

Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R03), PAR-13-074

Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01/R21)

Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages:

R01, R21, & R03 (PA-13-123 to 125)

Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01), PA-13-328

NCI Career Development Awards to Promote Diversity

National Cancer Institute Funding in Health Disparities

Research Project Grant (Parent R01; covers all topics)

Conferences and Meetings

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) course on the science of health disparities at the NIH campus; August 3-14, 2015. Apply at http://www.nimhd.nih.gov/2015_HDcourse.html by Tuesday, May 26, 2015 (11:59 pm EST).


Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 18-22, 2015, Orlando, FL. https://www.geron.org/meetings-events/gsa-annual-scientific-meeting


Summer Institute Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research.


Well-Being Measures in Minority Aging Research and Policy Analyses. 2015 GSA RCMAR Preconference

Past Meetings of Interest

2014 GSA RCMAR PreConCognitive Health Disparities Research & National Policy
Includes program, presentations, and other conference information.

Archived Webinar: Sick and Tired (Because of Racism) – Socio-Psychobiological Pathways of Embodiment
The February 2014 installment of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Health Disparities Seminar Series

2013 GSA RCMAR PreConMaximizing the Impact of Health Disparities Research with Older Adults: STRATEGIES FOR ENGAGING COMMUNITIES AND ASSESSING OUTCOMES

2014 RCMAR Annual Investigators Meeting

RCMAR in the News

NIH names Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable (CADC RCMAR) director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. http://www.nih.gov/news/health/apr2015/od-28.htm

Dr. Spero M. Manson, Director Native Elder Research Center RCMAR, was a featured panelist at a recent AI/AN Research Forum held on the NIH campus. See http://nimhd.nih.gov/news/featureArticles/02-23-15_Article.html

Diversity training and health disparities research at the NIA. by Carl V. Hill, Director, NIA Office of Special Populations.

Join the Women of Color Research Network
by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

John Ruffin, PhD, announces his retirement from federal service and as director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the NIH, after almost 24 years at the helm. In his statement, Ruffin acknowledges the support, partnership and confidence of the NIMHD constituency in his leadership, and for the national health disparities enterprise that they have worked with him to create. To read the full statement click here

NIH/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Newsletter -
THE HEALTH DISPARITIES PULSE

"Fifteen Years of Progress in Measurement and Methods at the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research" by authors Jeanne A. Teresi, Anita L. Stewart, and Sidney M. Stahl
J Aging Health 2012;24 985-991

“Blood and Sovereignty--Native Americans Give Voice to Studies on Them”
New America Media - April 18, 2012


Ron J. Whitener, JD
Native Investigator
Native Elder Research Center

Related News

New NIH Publication on "The Cultural Framework for Health."

New Resource: Compendium of Publicly Available Datasets for Health Disparities Research and Programs
From the Federal Interagency Health Equity Team, part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities.

The Death of a Black Nursing Home, New America Media, Feb. 2, 2015

CDC names Bill Benson a Health Equity Champion for his work on American Indian aging issues

Status of Older Hispanics: Stories from the Field
Report from the National Hispanic Council on Aging (11/14).



 





 


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