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 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 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 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.

May 22, 2024

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Initiative for Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Cancer Outcomes, May 22, 2022, at 2:00p.m. ET

The National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of NIH under the Department of Health and Human Services, requests input on an Initiative for Improving American Indian and Alaska Native Cancer Outcomes. The initiative will support efforts including research, education, outreach, and clinical access to improve the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cancers in culturally respectful and practical ways among American Indians and Alaska Natives, particularly those living in rural communities.

March 20, 2024

March 20 is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day!

Every year on the first day of Spring, the National Native HIV Network plans an observance designed to provide awareness and encourage HIV/AIDS education, testing, treatment and prevention among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. Learn more about this year’s theme, “It’s All Relative, Our Experience Makes a Difference.

March 18, 2024

Celebrating National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: HISstory, HERstory, THEIRstory, OURSTORY: Storytelling as Resilience

In recognition of National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, HIV.gov highlights two videos featuring Brad Lum and Lisa Tiger to increase awareness and knowledge of HIV and reduce stigma in Indigenous communities through the tradition of storytelling. Hear their stories

February 20, 2024

THRO Researcher Spotlight Series: An Interview with Dr. Angela Fernandez

Dr. Angela Fernandez (Menominee Nation of Wisconsin) of the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities shares her academic background, professional path, and vision forward in February’s installation of the Researcher Spotlight Series. To learn more, read Dr. Fernandez’s interview.

February 7, 2024

Application information for the NARCH Program (PAR-23-166)

The video and slides from the January 17, 2024, NARCH Program (PAR-23-166) pre-application webinar are now available. For more information about the NARCH program please visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) NARCH webpage

February 7, 2024

Application information for the NARCH R34 Planning Grant (PAR-24-041)

The Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) R34 Planning Grant (PAR-24-041) Pre-Application video and slides from the January 12, 2024, webinar are now available. For more information about the NARCH R34 Planning grant please visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) NARCH webpage