NIMICT's Resource Collection
Below are some of the NIH's resources and various agencies committed to improving health and reducing health disparities.
- NIH launches Spanish Health Information Portal
- Science-Based Health & Wellness Resources for Your Community
- NIH Education and Awareness Campaigns
- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
- American Indian Health from the National Library of Medicine
- NIH Health Info Lines
- Talking to Your Doctor: Resources from NIH
- MedlinePlus-Health Disparities
- NIH Senior Health
NIH's Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
"The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) provides leadership in the protection of the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in research conducted or supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). OHRP helps ensure this by providing clarification and guidance, developing educational programs and materials, maintaining regulatory oversight, and providing advice on ethical and regulatory issues in biomedical and social-behavioral research."
NIH Research Matters
A weekly update of research advances from the National Institutes of Health (NIH
"Hosted by the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, the National Summit on the Future of Women's Health commemorated the 20th anniversary of the NIH Revitalization Act of 1993 - a landmark law that required all NIH-funded biomedical research to include women and minorities. National leaders issued a strong call to action on how to improve women's health and achieve health equity for all." Watch Dr. Paula Johnson, Executive Director of the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, TED talk, "Gender in Medicine: Getting Both Sides of the Story. Read their report on gender inequity in biomedical research, and learn how you can affect change.
NIH Clear Communication
"The NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL) and its 27 component public affairs offices offer several resources on clear communication. They include: clinical trial
NIH's Human Research Protections Program
Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) aims to " protect the rights and safeguard the welfare of human subjects who participate in the NIH Intramural Research Program (IRP)."
NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)
NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.
All About Grant Podcasts
"The Office of Extramural Research (OER) talks to NIH staff members about the ins and outs of NIH funding. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others just curious about the application and award process, we provide insights on grant topics from those who live and breathe the information."
NIH's website on health disparities, highlighting the past, present, and future of health disparities research.
Sex/Gender and Minority Inclusion in NIH Clinical Research
NIH's Extramural Research - Open Mike
Dr. Michael Lauer is NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research, serving as the principal scientific leader and advisor to the NIH Director on the NIH extramural research program.
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