Our next Scientific Workforce Diversity Seminar Series (SWDSS) event, “How Does Diversity Impact Innovation in Team Science?” will take place on Wednesday, March 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. I encourage you to secure your spot for this enriching discussion by registering today…Read more
February 07, 2024
This Black History Month, we reached out to a nationally recognized voice in advancing diversity and inclusion in STEM. He’s also a leader at NIH’s National Institute on Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).
Manu Platt, Ph.D., is Director of NIBIB’s Center for Biomedical…Read more
January 31, 2024
I am delighted to announce the 10 recipients of the NIH Institutional Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Prize.
Each of the winning institutions will receive a $100,000 prize from NIH for demonstrating…Read more
January 17, 2024
What would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. say? It's a good question to ask any time of year, especially this month. We will never know for sure, but he left a legacy of words that can give us clues—and inspiration.
As our nation celebrates the extraordinary life of Dr. King with a federal…Read more
January 10, 2024
President John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
The start of a year is an opportune time to reflect on past changes and look ahead to new ones. In this spirit, I am pleased to…Read more
November 21, 2023
Centuries before NIH was built on this land we call Bethesda, the Piscataway-Conoy Tribe lived here. We need to acknowledge this relationship and pay respect to the Piscataway-Conoy people and their ancestors and future generations of Piscataway descendants.
Acknowledging that the land…Read more
Join Us for a Seminar Exploring the Impact of Research-Active Institutions on Scientific Workforce Diversity
November 08, 2023
I am pleased to announce that our 2023–2024 Scientific Workforce Diversity Seminar Series (SWDSS) will begin with “How Do Research-Active Institutions (e.g., HBCUs, TCUs, and MSIs) Impact the Diversity of the Scientific Workforce?” Registration is now open for this seminar, which will take place…Read more
November 01, 2023
I am pleased to announce the availability of administrative supplements that recognize the essential role of effective mentorship in developing future researchers and building a diverse scientific workforce. Through the reissue of a Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) led by the Chief Officer for…Read more
October 11, 2023
I am pleased to share a notable development in NIH’s ongoing efforts to advance disability equity and inclusion in the biomedical and behavioral research enterprise.
NIH is inviting feedback on a proposed revision to its mission statement through a new Request for Information (RFI). The…Read more
September 21, 2023
First and foremost, Nora D. Volkow, M.D., is a scientist. But she’s also a woman who self identifies as Latinx. As the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Dr. Volkow has spoken all over the world about the complexity of brain research and addiction and the need for diverse…Read more