MINORITY HEALTH DISPARITIES INITIATIVE Services

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MHDI Services & Opportunities

Research
  • Identify opportunities in minority health and health disparities research
  • Link researchers with other investigators as research partners
  • Assist in the development of grant proposals
  • Provide peer-review services for research proposals and scientific publications
  • Provide guest lectures on the science of health disparities
  • Promote the work of investigators in health disparities research through our annual conference and other scientific events
  • Fund pilot projects in minority health and health disparities
Training & Career Development 
  • Provide training in health disparities research – we offer grant and writing retreats - to post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty accepted into the MHDI Faculty Mentoring Program
  • Link faculty with opportunities to develop their careers in health disparities research
  • Provide mentoring for junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students interested in health disparities research
  • Offer research opportunities to minority undergraduate students
Community Impact 
  • Link researchers with community organizations, state agencies, and minority-serving institutions 
  • Assist with recruitment and retention of minority participants in research studies 
  • Develop culturally appropriate health communication and health promotion campaigns
  • Provide research and community engagement opportunities to UNL students


If you are a UNL faculty member or student with an interest in health disparities,
we invite you to contact us.