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Monday, 04/21/2014

Funding Opportunities

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

NIH - Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01)
Award: not limited
Deadline: April 15, 2014

NIH Loan Repayment Programs
Apply Now for 2014 Awards

Up to $35,000 of Annual Educational Debt Repayment

The Mongan Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

NIMHD 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

The Effect of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination/Bias on Health Care Delivery (R01) PA-11-162

PA-12-149 Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp)

Conferences and Meetings

NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Applications due March 28

August 4-8, 2014

NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD

To help you understand a bit more about this program and what it offers, Carl V. Hill, Director of the Office of Special Populations, interviewed NIA Deputy Director Marie A. Bernard. Marie is a longtime advocate of this program, an intensive week-long training whirlwind to boost the careers of emerging scholars in aging research. Check out the conversation, and apply by March 28, 2014... Read the full blog post

21st annual RAND Summer Institute (RSI)

Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists

July 7-9, 2014

Workshop on the Demography, Economics, Psychology, and Epidemiology of Aging

July 9-10, 2014

Past Meetings of Interest

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

2013 RCMAR Annual Investigators Meeting

RCMAR in the News

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 -

Richard Allman, MD, Director of the Deep South RCMAR,
awarded the 2013 Kent Award from the Gerontological Society of America for professional leadership.

New Enhance National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care Standards
- 4/23/13

Despite Poverty Today, Latinos May Define Rules in Aging America

"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



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