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What We Do

Building research partnerships for healthy Tribal Nations

The NIH Tribal Health Research Office is dedicated to building research partnerships for healthy Tribal Nations. In all we do, we acknowledge the enduring hope, resiliency, wisdom, and strengths of American Indian and Alaska Native communities across the country.

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In the News

June 21, 2024

Join THRO for the Bi-Annual In-Person NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

The Tribal Health Research Office is hosting the Bi-Annual In-Person NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting on June 26-28, 2024, at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Main Campus), Rall Building, Rodbell Room ABC, at 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Durham, North Carolina.

The TAC meetings are an opportunity for the Tribal leaders to come together and advise the NIH on health research matters affecting American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people and ensure that Tribal and AI/AN perspectives are reflected in NIH programs and approaches.

To join virtually from a PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device, click on the URL link below.

June 13, 2024

Tribal Health Research Office Seeks Health Science/Social Science Policy Analyst

The Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) in the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Health Science/Social Science Policy Analyst candidate to join the THRO team. The open period for applications is June 24, 2024, to June 28, 2024. 

June 13, 2024

Tribal Health Research Office Seeks Senior Health Science/Social Science Policy Analyst

The Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) in the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Senior Health Science/Social Science Policy Analyst candidate to join the THRO team. The open period for applications is June 24, 2024, to June 28, 2024.

June 6, 2024

The 14th Annual Native American Healthcare Conference

The 14th Annual Native American Healthcare Conference will be hosted on June 18–19, 2024, at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, CA. Tribal Leaders and healthcare leadership are invited to attend to engage with industry experts on topics like preventive care, mental health, wellness, and other issues that impact AI/AN health. Learn more and register.

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