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Diversity and Health Disparities Advisory Workgroups

External Work Groups, Network and Other Committees

NIDA established the Researchers and Scholars Work Groups for the purpose of providing guidance and recommendations to NIDA on drug abuse and addiction research development and training needs within four major diverse populations. Each Work Group and Network is currently comprised of established researchers and scholars with expertise in drug abuse and addiction and health concerns of the particular population it represents. 

SPO staff and Lead Program Coordinators work closely with the SPO Director, NIDA staff, the Researchers and Scholars Work Groups, other NIDA groups/committees and the extramural community to identify research training opportunities and mentoring, as well as research gaps and opportunities in health disparities research. The primary groups and committees include:

This page was last updated August 2013