“What demographic data does NIH collect on researchers via their eRA personal profile?”

Funding News Edition: February 01, 2023
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NIH collects demographic information including sex, ethnicity, race, and disability status from researchers as part of their eRA personal profile. Providing demographic information is voluntary and an option exists to select “Do not wish to provide” for each category.

For more information, visit Collection of Personal Demographic Data. Categorical definitions are listed at Racial and Ethnic Categories and Definitions for NIH Diversity Programs and for Other Reporting Purposes.

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