The Next Generation of Diabetes Translation: A Path to Health Equity

A “new generation” of diabetes interventions is needed to translate evidence into practices that focus on eliminating disparities by addressing the social determinants of health, according to a leading expert from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “The past two decades have brought significant scientific advances in diabetes prevention and management, but […]

NIH Grant to Fund Study on How Communities Address Diabetes

Congratulations to Drs. Amy McQueen and Matt Kreuter who recently received an NIH grant to examine the impact of addressing unmet basic needs among Medicaid beneficiaries with diabetes.     This collaborative, interdisciplinary study will involve partnering with the Louisiana Healthcare Connections, a Medicaid health plan that provides coverage to more than 465,000 in the state of […]

Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika Receives 2019 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award

Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH, a distinguished scholar in the fields of public health nutrition and health disparities research, was recently awarded the 2019 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award. She currently serves as research professor in the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health and is professor emerita of epidemiology […]

Dr. Cynthia Herrick Featured on STL Public Radio to discuss postpartum diabetes screening

Dr. Cynthia Herrick was recently featured on St. Louis Public Radio to discuss findings from her BMC Public Health article “Postpartum diabetes screening among low income women with gestational diabetes in Missouri 2010–2015.” Dr. Herrick shared her thoughts on the racial disparities observed in gestational and emphasized the need for programs that support women from pregnancy to […]

NIH Mock Study Section: Call for Abstracts

Abstracts for the ICTS NIH Mock Study Sections are due on March 25th, 2019! The event is designed to simulate an actual NIH study section, through the Research Development Program. These review sessions for clinical and translational R, K, and F series grant applications are held twice annually, in April and December. The purpose of […]

CRCAIH 7th Annual Summit

The Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH) Annual Summit provides a forum for American Indian health researchers, tribal communities, healthcare entities, and other various stakeholders to learn about innovative research being conducted in AIAN health, share challenges and lessons learned, and discover new resources and techniques. It also serves to strengthen partnerships and […]

CRISMA Conference

The Center for Social Development’s Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America (CRISMA) will host its inaugural conference by convening scholars who study the impact of inequality and structural racism on people of color in the United States. The conference will bring together talented scholars working toward the elimination of racial inequalities in social, economic, and […]

Save the Date: 2019 Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI)

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) from August 12-16, 2019, in Bethesda, MD. The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities […]

Now Accepting Applications for 2018-19 D&I Bootcamp!

Applications are now open for the 2019 Center for Dissemination & Implementation at the Institute of Public Health’s third annual “Next Steps in Public Health: Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Proposal Development Bootcamp”. It is an all-day, one-time, intensive day of consultations for anyone interested in advancing a D&I grant proposal for external submission. The event will take […]

Call for Proposals | NCAI Tribal Leader & Scholar Forum

SAVE THE DATE! The 14th Annual Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum will be held at the NCAI Mid Year Conference in Reno NV on June 23-26, 2019.  The NCAI Policy Research Center’s Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum provides an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, community members, and others to present their findings to tribal leaders, policymakers, and tribal members during […]