Obesity Health Disparities Research PRIDE Program

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Obesity Health Disparities Research PRIDE

ohdpride-logo.jpgThe Obesity Health Disparities Research PRIDE (OHD PRIDE) Program is an evidence-based, culturally and environmentally relevant research training and mentoring program. Early career faculty and transitioning postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented backgrounds who are currently employed at or have earned degrees from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are eligible to apply.

Click on image to view brochureA distinguished group of mentors and instructors (many of who are from underrepresented backgrounds) have been assembled to provide skills training and mentoring to help participants develop programs of research that develop and evaluate community-based interventions to address obesity disparities.

OHD PRIDE is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), an institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH encourages institutions to diversify their faculty populations to enhance the participation of individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and women at senior faculty levels. Click here for more information.