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Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research Offered by the National Center on Minority Health and Health and Disparities (NCMHD)

The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) is pleased to announce funding for the Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research ("HDR-LRP" or "Program"). The HDR-LRP provides for repayment of the educational loan debt of qualified health professionals who agree to engage in basic, clinical or behavioral research directly relevant to health disparities research for an obligated period of service no less than two years. These individuals may receive loan repayment up to $35,000 per year for each year of service.

Dates: Interested persons may request information about the HDR-LRP beginning on July 26, 2002, and August 23, 2002 at 5 p.m. (eastern time) is the closing date and time for the application process.

Addresses: Information regarding the requirements and application procedures for the HDR-LRP may be obtained by calling or writing: National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, 6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 800, MSC 5464, Bethesda, MD 20892-5465, Attention: Kenya McRae, non-toll-free number: (301) 402-1366, email: mcraek@od.nih.gov, Web site: http://www.ncmhd.nih.gov; or the Office of Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, toll free-number: (866) 849-4047, e-mail: lrp@nih.gov, Web site: http://www.lrp.nih.gov.