Social and Health Inequities Research Training Program (SHIRT)
undergraduate (juniors and seniors) students with an interest in social/health inequities
In this year-long academic program, undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate students will collaborate on an interdisciplinary research team to identify and address various inequities affecting marginalized populations. Students will:
- Train to be the next generation of inequities scholars and advocates, giving them advanced skills in dissemination and implementation research.
- Develop substantive expertise in Community-Based Participatory-Research (CBPR) theory and methods.
- Collaborate with community organizations to address inequities in the Phoenix Metro area and across the Southwest.
- Combine the arts and social sciences to develop and implement interventions to address inequities.
Earn 6 credit hours by enrolling in:
- Fall 2021: TCL 494 or TSS 598 Topic: Health Equity Research
- Spring 2022 : TCL 494 or TSS 598 Topic: Addressing Health Equity
Email Dr. Lopez (Gilberto.Lopez@asu.edu) with a statement addressing the following questions: What do social/health inequities mean to you? How/why are you interested in addressing social and/or health inequities? What are your career aspirations?How will this program help in moving towards this goal?