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New Funding Opportunity: Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced a new funding opportunity, "Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities" (RFA-MD-21-004). This initiative will support (1) observational research to understand the role of structural racism and discrimination (SRD) in causing and sustaining health disparities, and (2) intervention research that addresses SRD in order to improve minority health or reduce health disparities. Many topics for this opportunity are of interest to HIV and substance misuse research.

A letter of intent is due July 20, 2021. Applications are due August 24, 2021.

For more information and instructions to apply, view the full RFA announcement.