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Leadership Initiatives
The Genomics and Health Disparities Interest Group provides a forum to connect individuals from different scientific disciplines across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and researchers in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area engaged in genomics and health disparities research, as well as provide opportunities for professional development, networking and community engagement. 
… The Genomics and Health Disparities Interest Group provides a forum to connect … scientific disciplines across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and researchers in the Washington D.C. …
News Release
NHGRI researchers and colleagues are calling for health disparities research that focuses on the microbiome.
… Institute (NHGRI) and their colleagues* are calling for health disparities research that focuses on the microbiome. Health disparities -- the negative health outcomes that …
Event
The Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series was formed to enhance opportunities for dialogue about how innovations in genomics research and technology can impact health disparities. Topics will range from basic science to translational research.
… on YouTube … Recorded Video … Contact … The Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series was formed to enhance … innovations in genomics research and technology can impact health disparities. Topics will range from basic science to …
Policy Issues
NHGRI wants to ensure that all populations benefit from the advances of genomics research.
… this research to benefit everyone more equally and improve health equity, it is important that the diversity of the … and genomics research.  NHGRI is committed to improving health disparities through new and ongoing efforts across the …
Careers and Training
The Health Disparities Unit (HDU) in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow interested in the study of the intersection of genomics, social determinants of health and health inequities.
… The Health Disparities Unit (HDU) in the Social and Behavioral Research … of the intersection of genomics, social determinants of health and health inequities specifically relating to the … the role that social determinants play in creating disparities in risk, morbidity, and mortality of disease. The …
Organizational Structure
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 … and promotes genomics research to improve minority health, reduce health disparities and foster health equity. … News Release:  NHGRI …
Research at NHGRI
CRGGH facilitates understanding of the relationship between genetic variation and population differences in disease distribution to inform health disparities.
… Disorders The Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health (CRGGH) facilitates a global understanding of the … disease distribution, with the ultimate goal of informing health disparities. Its investigators will develop genetic …
Health
The Family Health History Group connects stakeholders, researchers, and thought leaders to share learning, understand barriers in depth, and discuss issues and potential solutions related to the collection of family health history information.
… The Family Health History Group connects stakeholders, researchers and … potential solutions related to the collection of family health history information. Multi-disciplinary, volunteer members come from government, industry, health care, research, advocacy and policy backgrounds, and …
Health
Knowledge of your family health history can help you and your healthcare providers identify patterns of inheritance and risk factors.
… Knowledge of your family health history can help you and your healthcare providers … of inheritance and risk factors. … Modernizing family health history: achievable strategies to reduce … 24.  … Researchers build a statistical model using family health history to improve disease risk assessment May 1, 2019 …
Health
Guidance on collecting your family health history information before visiting the doctor.
… Find out how learning your family's health history can help you discover your genomic heritage … General's Family History Initiative, the  My Family Health Portrait  is a website that helps you create your own family health history. Using any computer, an Internet connection …