Black men are historically less likely to participate in research studies.
We understand why.
Underrepresentation has its consequences.
When our voice isn't heard, our pain is felt.
The Directory aims to improve outcomes for Black Men by making it as easy as possible for researchers to study the unique problems faced by Black Men.
African-Americans tend to be diagnosed at a later stage of Alzheimer’s disease — limiting the effectiveness of treatments that depend upon early intervention.
Four in 10 Black men aged 20 or older have high blood pressure, a rate 30% higher than White men.
Black men's risk of a stroke is twice that of White men.
Black men are less likely to receive guideline-consistent care and be included in research.