How would you rate the receptivity of NIH to research proposals focusing on the needs of ethnic minority and medically underserved populations?

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In general, how would you rate the value or priority that NIH places on research relevant to minority and medically underserved populations?

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In general, how would you rate the value or priority that NIH places on training of minority scientists?

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Are there examples of NIH activities, programs, or initiatives that you feel have worked well to address the research needs of minority and medically underserved communities?

Do you have recommendations on how NIH might improve its approach to addressing research needs of minority and medically underserved communities?

Can you provide other comments, based on your personal experience, on other areas of the study committee's charge that have not been addressed above? Please support your comments with examples.

Thank you for your assistance. Please mail or fax the questionnaire to: Brian Smedley, Ph.D., Study Director, FO-3014, Institute of Medicine, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418. Fax: (202) 334-1385



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