LINKS newsletter highlights minority research and training initiatives, new NIA blog for researchers
The Summer 2013 issue of LINKS: Minority Research & Training is now available online. This twice-yearly e-newsletter is part of NIA’s initiative to address health disparities and support scientists representing underserved populations.
In this issue:
- Find out about funding opportunities and other initiatives to encourage diversity in the biomedical research workforce
- Read about a recent workshop addressing health information needs of American Indian/Alaska Native elders
- Learn about food insecurity and hypertension
- Check out NIA’s new blog for the research community
- Register for a free webinar to learn about dementia in diverse populations
- Watch a video with Dr. Felipe Sierra discussing the Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group, the role of aging in chronic disease, and plans for an upcoming geroscience summit
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We also invite you to visit NIA’s Minority Aging and Health Disparities web page, where you’ll find information about the Health Disparities Research Persons Network, training opportunities, and more.