Category Archives: NIH

NIMHHD Names First African-American Scientific Director at NIH

Post on the BHIC Blog: “The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) announced  the appointment of William G. Coleman, Jr., Ph.D., as the NIMHD’s first permanent scientific director and the first African-American scientific director in the history … Continue reading

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NIH Releases the Rocket Boys of NIH Cartoon for Children

  NIH Rocket Boys Website: http://www.csr.nih.gov/rocket Resources in Spanish and English A new children’s cartoon tells the inspiring and true story of how two kids were launched into a scientific adventure in 1957 after receiving a “grant” from the National … Continue reading

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Research Underway in Health Literacy Supported by NIH

http://www.nih.gov/icd/od/ocpl/resources/healthliteracyresearch.htm Descriptions of studies currently taking place in the area of health literacy.

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NIH Audio Reports

…as posted on the BHIC Blog NIH Audio Reports http://www.nih.gov/news/radio/radio.htm are short-form, news stories posted roughly twice a week. Each report is based on a current press release and typically contains soundbites from NIH experts. They are one to four … Continue reading

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NIH Requests For Input On Priority Areas

The NIH has a Feb. 19 deadline for replies to a request for suggested priority areas in the social sciences and behavioral research. Given that the current NIH funding stream for health literacy has concluded on Jan. 26, I would … Continue reading

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October NIH News in Health

Seen on BHIC Blog – 10/5/09 The October issue of NIH News in Health http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/ the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. In this edition: Shape Your Surroundings: Make It Easier … Continue reading

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NIH MedlinePlus Magazine

Spring 2009 Issue NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Since we know you are interested in MedlinePlus health information, we wanted to introduce you to NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. In every issue you’ll find information you can use to keep you and your family … Continue reading

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