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The NIH Academy Fellows Track

NIH Academy Fellows have a more in depth experience than Certificate members; it is for participants who are passionate about a career incorporating Health Disparities. NIH Academy Fellows commit approximately 3 hours per week over the course of 10 months.I've always known that my career would involve health disparities

Fellows must ...

  • Attend the NIH Academy Health Disparities Short Course
  • Attend the NIH Academy Diversity Workshop
  • Attend the NIH Academy Retreat
  • Attend eight NIH Academy Roundtable Sessions
  • Design and implement a community outreach project
  • Attend the NIH Academy Career Panel
  • Present Community Outreach Project


Examples of Community Outreach Projects

Breaking Down Barriers: Participatory Health Education Workshops at My Sister's Place Lodge

Closing the Achievement Gap in Education

Communicating the Impact of Nutrition on Health and Disease at Calvary Women's Shelter

Overcoming Educational Barriers Amongst DMV Youth

Grassroots Community Organizing to Improve Women's Health in Malawi

Connecting Generations of West African Immigrant Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Raising Awareness of the Concerns Involving Student Organizations that Provide Health Services in the Community.

Preventing Domestic Violence and Providing Safe Environments for Families in Rural Areas

Senior Saturday Social

Outcomes of Nutrition-Focused Education and Intervention in Homeless Men with Mental Illness

Educating High School Students about Health Disparities: A Self Directed Learning Curriculum

Providing HIV/AIDS Awareness and Community Health Resources at the Langley Park Community Health Fair

Bilingual Community Health Education in Wheaton, MD

Substance use disorder treatment options for Spanish-speakers in Maryland and the District of Columbia