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Dr. Joseph is a faculty scholar at the Institute for Health Equity and Social Justice Research and will be attending the Health Disparities Research Institute, sponsored by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities in Bethesda, MA this year from August 12 to August 16.
The NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute 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 science.
The program will feature lectures on minority health and health disparities research, small group discussions, mock grant review, and seminars. Institute participants will also have the opportunity to meet with NIH scientific staff engaged in related health disparities research across the various NIH Institutes and Centers.
Lectures and seminars will include etiology of health disparities, methods and measurement, intervention and implementation research. Participants will receive consultation on the development of research interests into an application – R21, R01, K award, as well as consultation on research strategies and methodologies for proposed studies, and opportunities to meet with NIMHD and other NIH program officials.