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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.

NHGRI’s Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office (TiDHE) 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 genomics research to improve minority health, reduce health disparities and foster health equity.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at NHGRI

NHGRI's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within our Institute to achieve the highest level of genomic innovation, reduce health disparities and foster health equity in areas related to genomics and genomic medicine.

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Building a Diverse Genomics Workforce

NHGRI articulates goals and objectives to increase the number of individuals from diverse backgrounds in genomics.

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

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) provides both institutional and individual funding to promote diversity in the genomics workforce. Our programs offer opportunities at the undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, graduate, postdoctoral and faculty levels.

Funding Opportunities

RFA-HG-22-026Diversity Centers for Genome Research (U54 Clinical Trials Optional)
Application Due Dates: December 6, 2022; June 23, 2023; June 24, 2024
Expiration Date: June 25, 2024

RFA-HG-22-027Diversity Centers for Genome Research (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trials Optional)
Application Due Dates: December 6, 2022; June 23, 2023; June 24, 2024
Expiration Date: June 25, 2024

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
Lorjetta E. Schools, B.S.
Lorjetta E. Schools, M.B.A.
  • Program Specialist
  • 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
  • Program Analyst
  • Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office
Faye Brown
Faye A. Brown
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Office of the Director

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Last updated: September 22, 2022