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Precision Medicine Initiative

In his State of the Union address this year, President Obama announced that he's launching the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) — a bold new research effort to revolutionize how we improve health and treat disease. The PMI aims to leverage advances in genomics, emerging methods for managing and analyzing large data sets while protecting privacy, and health information technology to accelerate biomedical discoveries.

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Cancer Moonshot Initiative

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Women of Color Research Network

The Women of Color (WOC) Committee of the NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers. was created to provide women of color and supporters of their advancement in the biomedical sciences information about the NIH grants process, advice on career development, and a venue or forum for networking and sharing information. 

Learn more at https://womeninscience.nih.gov/women-of-color/

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NIH Diversity in Extramural Programs

Find Information about how NIH promotes a diverse scientific research workforce. Learn how diversity supports the NIH mission, find opportunities to participate in diversity programs, meet researchers, and more. 

Visit https://extramural-diversity.nih.gov/ to find more information. 

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National Screen to Save (S2S): NCI Colorectal Cancer Outreach and Screening Initiative

Working through community health educators, the Screen to Save (S2S): NCI Colorectal Cancer Outreach and Screening Initiative aims to increase colorectal cancer screening rates among men and women age 50 and older from racially and ethnically diverse communities and in rural areas, including: American Indians and Alaskan Natives, Asians, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.

Learn more about Screen to Save here.

Learn how to get connected to Screen to Save here.

Read the We’re Doing Something About Colorectal Cancer Disparities HuffPost Blog post, by Dr. Sanya A. Springfield and Dr. María Elena Martínez!

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