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Office of Minority Health Funded Research

List of intramural, extramural and special funding awarded by year


Zhugong Liu, PhD, CBER
Improving Transfusion Outcomes Through Development of Blood Group Genotyping Reference Panels

Sherry Ferguson, PhD, NCTR
Comorbidity of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) in African Americans:  Comparisons of Biomarkers of Inflammation in Human Tissues

Armando De Alba, MD, MPH, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Assessing Dissemination of Health Information among Hispanics with Limited English Proficiency Accessing Rural Community Health Centers in the Midwest

Monifa Vaughn-Cooke, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park
Re-Designing EHRs and PHRs for Improved Chronic Care


Julie M. Zito, PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Pediatric Antipsychotic Use by FDA Labeled Status

Pamela A. Saunders, PhD, Georgetown University
Health Literacy on Medical Products Supporting Aging in Place

Bonnie L. Green, PhD, Georgetown University
Knowledge Regarding Antidepressant Medication among Depressed Latino Patients in Primary Care

Subha Madhavan, PhD, Georgetown University
Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) in Latinas and African American Women


Armando De Alba, MD, MPH, University of Nebraska Medical Center
The Means by which the Mexican Immigrant Community of Douglas County, NE. Obtains its Health Education for Disease Prevention

Daniel Y. Hu, PharmD, University of Hawaii, Hilo
Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Treatment and Outcomes for Asians and Pacific Islanders Living in Hawaii

Elise Davis, MPH, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Effects of Menthol on Disparities in Tobacco Use for Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders Living in Hawaii
Mack Hall III, PhD, Meharry Medical College
The Effects of BV on Vaginal Epithelium HIV Infectivity: Implications for Mechanisms Linked to Health Disparities in HIV/ AIDS

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Proyecto Informar “Genes, Culture, and Health”

Sandra C. Quinn, PhD and Natasha Brown, PhD, MPH, University of Maryland, College Park
Investigating Factors Associated with Participation of Racial & Ethnic Minority Populations in FDA Regulated Research
Olivia Carter-Pokras, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park
Improving Health Literacy and Cultural Competence of FDA Consumer Materials

Claudia R. Baquet, MD, MPH, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Awareness, Willingness, and Barriers to Clinical Trial Participation, Biospecimen/Tissue Donation, Ethical Considerations Including Consent and Privacy Preferences