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Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI)

The Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI) is a network that is “owned” by its members and supported by NIDDK. Its success begins with the dedication of senior investigators to mentor and serve as role models for junior investigators, and continues with the participation of active members and the recruitment of new members. More than 600 researchers have participated in NMRI workshops in the past decade, and that number continues to grow.

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Applying to NMRI

Anyone can participate in NMRI, attend meetings, and sign up for newsletters. Those who qualify can become full members. To be eligible for membership you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status
  • Be at the post doctoral level or higher
  • Interested or actively conducting research to address health disparities and advance health equity
  • Conduct research in the fields of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, digestive disease, nutrition, obesity, kidney, urologic, or hematologic diseases

Program Highlights

NMRI offers participants and eligible members access to:

Additionally, NMRI members have access to:

  • Limited travel awards
  • Networking Opportunities and Network Directory
  • A Mentor/Mentee Program

Create an account, complete the enrollment form to participate, and learn if you're eligible for full membership.

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Last Reviewed April 2024