NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research

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The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) seeks to establish specialized Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research (TCC) that support transdisciplinary coalitions of academic institutions, community organizations, service providers and systems, government agencies, and other stakeholders focused on priority areas in minority health and health disparities.

This initiative will support transdisciplinary targeted research, and implementation and dissemination activities that transcend customary approaches and “silo” organizational structures to address critical questions at multiple levels in innovative ways. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support the development of TCCs focused on health policy research and social determinants of health research.

This is a limited submission opportunity; the University may submit only one (1) proposal. Interested faculty must submit an abstract, CV, and budget to Dean Puzas ( by July 20th. Please use the words “Disparities Research” in the subject field.

The Deans will select a candidate by July 27th. The complete program solicitation can be found here. The deadline for the optional letter of intent is August 4th. Full proposals are due September 4th


NIH Funding Acknowledgement ** Important ** All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSI grant by including the NIH FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.