NIH to Invest $29 Million to Address COVID-19 Disparities

NIH to Invest $29 Million to Address COVID-19 Disparities

To bolster research to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health is funding $29 million in additional grants for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities. An additional $14 million will fund 10 new research teams to extend the reach of COVID-19 community-engaged research and outreach. These community assets will partner with each other to strengthen a national response to COVID-19 by focusing on local outreach. The 10 new research teams joining the CEAL Alliance include:Jose Arturo Bauermeister, Ph.D., M.P.H. University of Colorado DenverChau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPHNew York University School of Medicine, New York CityLisa Cacari Stone, Ph.D.University of New Mexico, AlbuquerqueFor more information about the CEAL Alliance, visit the NIH COVID-19 communities page.

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