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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13(1), 57; doi:10.3390/ijerph13010057

The 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference

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Department of Anthropology, Columbian College of Arts & Science, George Washington University, 2110 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
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College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Texas Southern University, Gray Hall, 3100 Cleburne Street, Houston, TX 77004, USA
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Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
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RCMI Center for Environmental Health, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Box 18750, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
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Received: 14 December 2015 / Accepted: 16 December 2015 / Published: 22 December 2015
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Abstract

Health disparities have been defined as a particular type of health difference closely linked with social, economic and/or environmental disadvantage. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health, has a comprehensive portfolio of grants that fund scientific research to improve racial/ethnic minority health and eliminate health disparities. The 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference highlighted excellence and innovation in biological, environmental, sociocultural, clinical and behavioral research supported by NIMHD. This special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health includes peer-reviewed publications from investigators who participated in this conference. View Full-Text
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Edberg, M.; Hayes, B.E.; Montgomery-Rice, V.; Tchounwou, P.B. The 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13, 57.

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