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Health Disparities Toolbox

Outreach, Recruitment and Retention of Health Disparity Populations in Aging Research Adobe PDF (1.4M)

This document assists investigators to understand and comply with the NIH's inclusion policies for women and minorities when planning clinical research studies and submitting an application for NIH/NIA funding. The notebook presents advice on inclusion criteria, provides an overview of key elements in recruitment and retention processes, and includes suggestions on a number of practical applications, including ethical considerations.

The Science of Inclusion

A Gerontological Society of America publication, The Science of Inclusion, edited by Leslie Curry, PhD and James Jackson, PhD, offers guidance and lessons learned about recruitment and retention of diverse ethnic and racial groups in aging research from NIA-supported Resources Centers on Minority Aging Research.

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