The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just released their response to the 2011 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) health. The NIH LGBT Research Coordinating Committee has taken the unprecedented step of analyzing their full portfolio to identify gaps related to LGBT health and lay out the step-by-step responses to the seven key recommendations laid out by the Institute of Medicine. The head of the NIH, Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, released a statement along with the report, assuring, “The NIH is now developing a multi-pronged plan to implement a number ofRead More
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