Tribal Health News

Find NIH news, information, and resources related to Tribal health research and the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

September 22, 2023

Honoring Health Newsletter – Fall 2023

The Honoring Health newsletter provides THRO-curated Tribal health research news and information from across NIH. Check out the Fall 2023 issue to learn about the annual NIH Tribal Advisory Committee meeting, new THRO job openings, funding and training opportunities, research highlights, and more.

September 12, 2023

Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health: Notice of Funding Opportunities

The Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (IRINAH) has published the following Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) — PAR-23-298, PAR-23-299, and PAR-23-285.

September 12, 2023

Beyond Survivance: Thrivance Among American Indian and Alaska Native Cancer Survivors

On November 7, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will host a presentation by THRO Director, Dr. Karina Walters as part of their Director’s Series. For more information and to register for this upcoming webinar, please visit the OCS Events website.

September 11, 2023

New Capacity Building Job Opening at NIGMS

NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is seeking a highly qualified scientist to serve as a branch chief in their Division for Research Capacity Building (DRCB). For this newly created position, applicants should have significant interest in the programs managed by the Division, including the Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) program. Applications will be accepted from September 18 – 27, 2023.

September 5, 2023

THRO Announces New Job Openings for Health Scientist Administrators

The NIH Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) will recruit two new Health Scientist Administrators. Apply between September 18 and September 27, 2023.

September 5, 2023

Register for the NIH N CREW Program Webinar: Questions and Answers

The Native Collective Research Effort to Enhance Wellness (N CREW) Program will hold a webinar on October 3, 2023, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT, to answer questions about the program and two associated Research Opportunity Announcements (ROA-23-007 and ROA-23-008).

August 29, 2023

Tribal Health Leadership Opportunity at NIGMS

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is recruiting a Tribal Health Research Strategy Coordinator. Applications will be accepted from September 18­ – 27, 2023. Please visit the NIGMS Feedback Loop Blog to learn more and apply.

August 22, 2023

A Native-Focused Introduction to the ScHARe Platform

NIH hosts a special introduction to ScHARe on August 29, 2023, for anyone interested in how the platform can benefit researchers, educators, and students who live in or serve American Indian and/or Alaska Native communities.

August 17, 2023

NIH Establishes Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence

NIH awarded $24 million in first-year funding to establish Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence, including centers focused on Indigenous maternal health.

August 15, 2023

Annual NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

NIH hosts its annual TAC meeting, including presentations from leaders across NIH, and others involved in Tribal health research.