Health Equity

Inclusion and equity in health research

The Health Equity core provides guidance for designing, conducting, and disseminating research that reduces health disparities and works towards positive health outcomes for all members of society. We provide research development services and support community-academic collaboration during all stages of of the research process.

Research Development

IHSI partners with health researchers to strategically plan and develop proposals and to lower grant-seeking barriers through support services and training. IHSI research development professionals have diverse scientific backgrounds and experience developing research and programs that advance health equity.

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Community Engagement

IHSI facilitates equitable and inclusive collaborations that strengthen the impact of health research. We work with researchers, students, community organizations, health systems, industry partners, and community members to address health disparities through student programming, education and training, and research collaborations.

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Connections and Team Building

Achieving equity through research requires diverse perspectives and participants. IHSI facilitates connections within and beyond the university to accelerate research initiatives aimed at reducing health disparities and creating healthy and equitable communities.

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Brandi Barnes

Research Scientist

Please contact me to discuss your health equity research or project-based needs. I look forward to working with you!