NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program (T37)

An earth globe with hands on itThe Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program funded by the National Institutes of Health seeks to increase the number of underrepresented students trained in health disparities research and entering biomedical behavioral health careers.

MHRT at the University of Michigan School of Public Health works with undergraduate, post baccalaureate, masters, and PhD students to increase knowledge and research health disparities training within the global context focusing on child health, maternal health and global health.

Program activities consist of:

  • Research preparation that includes training in health equity, cultural humility, and project-specific research training.
  • 12-week research field experience (longer experience for postdoctoral trainees) with established faculty to develop and/or strengthen health disparities research skills.
  • Post experience opportunities for facilitation of research presentations and manuscripts.

Michigan MHRT has project sites in Chile, Dearborn (Michigan), India, Kenya, Nicaragua and Uganda. Project sites may vary each year.

Join us on November 11, 2021, 5PM EST to find out more about MHRT and the application process. 

Please register for the Zoom session.

Program Contact

Dana Thomas
Office of Global Public Health
University of Michigan School of Public Health
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor MI 48109-2029
UMich-MHRT@umich.edu