The Minority Health Institute is dedicated to the elimination of racial and ethnic disparities in medicine, the medical workforce, clinical research, health and healthcare.
The Minority Health Institute was founded by Dr. Richard Allen Williams and incorporated in the State of California in 1987. It obtained its 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit status in 1989.
The Minority Health Institute has a twenty-six year track record of development, coordination, and execution of professional and patient educational programs and collaborative partnerships with the nation’s leading academicians, clinicians, researchers, academic medical centers, professional medical societies, government agencies, foundations, community-based organizations and pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
The Minority Health Institute is the recipient of plaudits and awards from many national, state, and local government agencies for its efforts to eliminate disparities in medicine and healthcare.