Principal Investigator: 
Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D. 

Funding Agency:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)


What is the African-American Mental Health Research Scientist Consortium (AAMHRS)?

AAMHRS  represents a national effort on the part of experienced and committed social, behavioral, clinical, prevention/intervention,
and medical mental health research scientists to:

►  Increase the numbers of competitive grant applications African American research scientists submit to the National Institute
     of Mental Health (NIMH)

►  Advance the overall participation level of African American mental health researchers in NIMH initiatives and programs

►  Foster the development of high-quality individual and collaborative mental health research on racial/ethnic minority 
     populations; and

►  Build a supportive research network for emerging African American mental health research scientists.