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Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office

NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) works to champion a diverse genomics workforce, address health disparities and reach a more equitable and healthy society.

Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office

NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) works to champion a diverse genomics workforce, address health disparities and reach a more equitable and healthy society.

NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity (TiDHE) Office develops and supports initiatives that expand opportunities for genomics education and careers; cultivates genomics training programs and workforce development initiatives for individuals underrepresented in biomedical research; and promotes and funds genomics research to improve minority health, reduce health disparities, and foster health equity.  

The TiDHE office also provides leadership for implementation of NHGRI’s Action Agenda and helps to communicate the importance of the Action Agenda’s goals and objectives. More Information about the Action Agenda can be found here

Diversity Centers
Diversity Centers for Genome Research

These centers aim to support the development of innovative genomic research projects through infrastructure building and the formation of interdisciplinary research teams at Minority Serving Institutions.

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Funding for Research Training

NHGRI provides both institutional and individual funding for programs that help provide education and training for genomic research. The programs offer opportunities at the undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, graduate, postdoctoral and faculty levels.

Diversity in Genomic Careers
Funding to Promote Diversity in the Genomics Workforce

NHGRI encourages institutions to diversify their student and faculty populations to enhance the participation of individuals from groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences.

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Training at NHGRI

NHGRI Intramural Training Office helps provide an excellent environment for training the next generation of researchers and is proud to support training at all career levels.

Job Openings

Director, Training, Diversity, and Health Equity Office
Application Deadline: February 9, 2024

Funding Opportunities

NOT-HG-24-003Solicitation of Nominations for the 2023 National Human Genome Research Institute’s Bettie J. Graham Leadership Award for Enhancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Genomics Workforce

RFA-HG-23-017: Investigator-Initiated Research in Genomics and Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Application Due Date(s): November 08, 2023, July 08, 2024, July 08, 2025 (new); July 08, 2024 and July 08, 2025 (renewal)
Expiration Date: July 09, 2025

RFA-HG-23-018: Investigator-Initiated Research in Genomics and Health Equity (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Application Due Date(s): November 08, 2023, July 08, 2024, July 08, 2025 (new); July 08, 2024 and July 08, 2025 (renewal)
Expiration Date: July 09, 2025
 

  • NOT-HG-24-008Notice of Extension of the First Receipt Date of RFA-HG-23-018: Investigator-Initiated Research in Genomics and Health Equity (R21 Clinical Trial (Clinical Trial Optional)
     
  • NOT-HG-23-049: Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for the Investigator-Initiated Research in Genomics and Health Equity: RFA-HG-23-017 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and RFA-HG-23-018 (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Staff

Vence Bonham
Vence L. Bonham Jr., J.D.
  • Acting Deputy Director
  • Associate Investigator, Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Lucia Hindorff, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Lucia Hindorff, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Lead Extramural Training Program Director
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Ebony B. Madden, Ph.D.
Ebony B. Madden, Ph.D.
  • Health Equity and Workforce Diversity Program Director
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Christina R. Daulton, M.A.
Christina R. Daulton, M.A.
  • Partnerships and Engagement Officer
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Jamil Scott
Jamil Scott, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Senior Scientific Analyst
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Amber Jackson
Amber Jackson, B.S.
  • Program Analyst
  • Division of Genomic Medicine
Faye Brown
Faye A. Brown
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Weini Ogbagiorgis
Weini Ogbagiorgis, B.S.
  • Scientific Program Analyst
  • Division of Genomic Medicine

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Last updated: January 18, 2024