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Find NIH news, information, and resources related to Tribal health research and the health of American Indians and Alaska Natives.
NIH’s All of Us Research Program Awards $1.5 Million to Institutions Collaborating with Tribal Communities to Advance Precision Medicine
NIH’s All of Us Research Program announced three awards totaling $1.5 million to institutions partnering with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) and Indigenous communities to advance health equity and precision medicine. The awards will support outreach and engagement with Tribal and Indigenous communities, strengthen the research infrastructure supporting AI/AN researchers, and broaden the base of researchers conducting cultural and ethical research with Tribal communities.
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.
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.
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.
The NIH Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) will recruit two new Health Scientist Administrators. Apply between September 18 and September 27, 2023.
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).
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.
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.
NIH awarded $24 million in first-year funding to establish Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence, including centers focused on Indigenous maternal health.