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  1. Minority Health and Health Equity Research and Collaboration
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The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) Research and Collaboration Program works with external partners to support research studies about minority health and health disparities. Research under this program provides insight into the scientific basis for individual therapies. Studies also provide future directions for research and aid regulatory decision-making.

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Project Awarded To Fiscal Year Funding Mechanism Status
Co-creation of digital tools to enhance young adult minority participation in COVID-19 trials California State University, Fullerton 2022 RFA On Going
Hispanic, black and pacific islandeR perspectives on COVID-19 oUtreach Strategies and patient centered outcomes (HeAR US) Queens Medical Center 2022 RFA On Going
COMmunity Mistrust and Institutional Trustworthiness to advance health EQuity research (COMMIT-EQ) University of Maryland, Baltimore 2022 RFA On Going
Center for Advancing COVID-19 Health Equity Research Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University   2022 RFA On Going
Utilizing the Pharmacy Advances Clinical Trials (PACT) Network to Achieve Diversity in COVID Clinical Trials: A Strategic Framework Texas A&M University Health Science Center 2022 RFA On Going
Bridging Gaps: Recruiting African American and Asian American Participants for COVID-19 Clinical Trials and Creating Culturally Competent Messages Howard University 2021 BAA On Going
Improving clinical trial diversity and participation among people living with Chronic Hepatitis B Hepatitis B Foundation 2021 BAA On Going
Integrating patient and consumer-generated discursive data to inform and enhance FDA One Health Initiative communication strategies University of Maryland 2021 CERSI On Going
Exploring the use of Real-World Data to Generate Real-World Evidence to support COVID-19 treatment outcomes among racial and ethnic minority groups US Department of Veterans Affairs 2021 IAA On Going
Using Big Data, Machine Learning, and Infoveillance Approaches to Detect and Characterize Adoptions and Adherence to PrEP Therapy Among Minority Populations S-3 Research 2021 BAA On Going
Skin Lightening Products: Understanding Consumer Perspectives and Effective Educational Messages Reagan-Udall Foundation 2021 Cooperative Agreement On Going
Understanding Barriers to Hepatitis B Clinical Trials Hepatitis B Foundation 2020 RCA On Going
Leveraging Community Engagement and Electronic Health Record Strategies to Promote Diverse Participation in COVID-19 Clinical Trials Yale University 2020 BAA On Going
Beyond Clinical Trials: Investments in Real world Evidence and Artificial intelligence for Studying the Safety of DOACs among Veterans US Department of Veterans Affairs 2020 IAA On Going
Characterizing Population-Specific Clinical Asthma Profiles University of California, San Francisco-Stanford University 2020 CERSI On Going
Usability Testing of Virtual Reality for Pain Management Among Diverse Patients University of California, San Francisco-Stanford University 2020 CERSI On Going
Social Listening for Patient Perspectives on Chronic Pain Inspire 2019


Safer Medication Use for Children with Chronic Illness University of California, San Francisco-Stanford University 2017 CERSI Complete

*Chart information presented from 2017

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