Journalism Grants

Funding For:

Elevating Diverse Health Scholars in Journalism


The Conversation

Grant Period:

Nov 01, 2021 - Nov 30, 2022



Summary of the Project:

This project will advance inclusion and amplify more diverse voices in health reporting by mentoring Black,Hispanic, Native American, and other scholars of color who will translate research on health disparities and inequities into journalism.

About the Grantee:

The Conversation brings together editors and academics to translate research into accessible content for the public, reaching more than 9 million people a month. On average, stories are republished in 6 to 9 news outlets, including via the Associated Press wire and in local papers.

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April 18, 2022

Health insurance coverage for kids through Medicaid and CHIP helps their moms too

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Author: Sebastian Tello-Trillo

March 28, 2022

What’s the 411 on the new 988 hotline? 5 questions answered about a national mental health service

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Author: Derek Lee

March 4, 2022

The sex of your cells matters when it comes to heart disease

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Author: Brian Aguado

January 19, 2022

How the pandemic’s unequal toll on people of color underlines US health inequities – and why solving them is so critical

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Author: Abubakarr Jalloh

January 14, 2022

Sugar detox? Cutting carbs? A doctor explains why you should keep fruit on the menu

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Author: Jennifer Rooke