NIH Funding Awarded to current NCRE ScholarJan 3, 2021
Dr. Evan White (Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma), a current NCRE Scholar (Cohort 8), has been awarded a National Institutes of Health K99/R00 award. The award, entitled “Neuroscientific Exploration of Cultural Protective Factors among American Indians,” was funded by the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities. The proposed research and training plan will support Dr. White’s goal of becoming a clinical, cultural neuroscientist focused on identifying novel targets for culturally specific preventions and interventions to reduce mental health disparities in American Indian populations. Dr. White is currently an associate investigator at Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.