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NEHEP Partnership Directory

Office of Minority Health

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Tower Building
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 240-453-2882
Fax: 240-453-2883
Web Site:


Maaden Eshete
Division of Information and Education


  • Mission:

    The Office of Minority Health (OMH) is a congressionally mandated program located within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and serves as the focal point for economically disadvantaged populations. One of its many activities is the sponsorship of the OMH Resource Center, through which the public can access accurate and timely information on minority health concerns.

  • Membership/Affiliates:

    OMH maintains a full-time regional minority health consultant in each regional health administrator’s office in all 10 Public Health Service Regions in the United States. The regional minority health consultants serve as a focal point and technical resource on minority health issues within each region.

  • Programs/Activities:

    Public access to materials and information is available through the OMH Resource Center:

    Toll-free telephone: 1–800–444–6472

    TDD line: 301–589–0951

    FAX: 301–589–0884

  • Publications:

    OMH Newsletter: Quarterly

    Professional and public education materials are available.

Date Last Updated
February 2012

Department of Health and Human Services NIH, the National Institutes of Health