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News by Topic: Research methods and resources

Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Input for the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022)
Dec 4, 2017 - Information request inviting comments and suggestions on the National Institute of Health (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office's (THRO) Strategic Plan. This Strategic Plan focuses on stimulating new research areas, priorities, and approaches to improve the health of tribal communities. Comments will be accepted through January 8, 2018.
Source: National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research
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Medical Care Supplement Call for Papers, Health IT to Address Disparities
Dec 2, 2017 - The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) is sponsoring a supplement to the journal Medical Care on "Addressing Health Disparities through the Utilization of Health Information Technology." Research must focus on one or more minority or health disparity populations. Papers must be submitted by February 12, 2018. (Announcement in the right sidebar.)
Source: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
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New Toolkit Helps Tribes Take More Control of Research
Oct 30, 2017 - Highlights the Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH) which provides funding for a research coordinator for each tribe and developed an Institutional Review Board (IRB) toolkit to help tribes take more control of health research. CRCAIH was created to build a tribal research infrastructure and to give tribes more control over the research being done on them and in their communities.
Source: Midwest Medical Edition
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