Notice of Limited Competition: NCMHD Endowment Program for Increasing Research and Training Capacity in Section 736 Health Professions Schools

Notice Number: NOT-MD-06-003

Key Dates
Release Date: December 22, 2005

Issued by
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD), (http://ncmhd.nih.gov/)

This is a notice of limited competition. The United States Congress enacted Public Law 106-525 on November 22, 2000, which established the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD). The law authorized the establishment of an endowment program at eligible Section 736 health professions schools. This notification specifically targets “Section 736 Institutions with currently funded Programs of Excellence in Health Professions Education for Underrepresented Minority Individuals.” A description of such health professions schools is provided in Section 736 of Title I of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S. C. 293).

Pursuant to P.L. 106-525, the “Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000,” Section 736 institutions with net endowment assets that are less than/or equal to 50 percent of the national average of endowment assets for these schools are eligible to apply for endowment fund support. The purpose of the program is to facilitate capacity building for minority health disparities research and other health disparities research at such institutions.

Inquiries

Direct Review inquiries to:

Merlyn Rodrigues, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Extramural Activities
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 800 MSC 5465
Bethesda , MD 20892-5465
Telephone: (301) 402-1366
FAX: (301) 480-4049
Email: rodrigm1@mail.nih.gov

Direct program inquiries to:

Ms. Leslie Atkinson
Research Endowment Program Director
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 800 MSC 5465
Bethesda , MD 20892-5465
Telephone: (301) 402-1366
FAX: (301) 480-4049
Email: atkinsonl@mail.nih.gov


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