Who We Are

Welcome to the Transdisciplinary Center for Health Equity Research at Texas A&M University!

What makes us unique, you may ask? As of today, we are the only center of this type housed in a college of education. Most fall under the auspices of medical and allied health schools (e.g., public health, nursing, social work). We think our home in Texas A&M University's Department of Health & Kinesiology, embedded with the College of Education & Human Development is an ideal fit for many reasons. A critical one is the strong association between educational disparities and health disparities! Where we see one, we see the other.

Health equity is what we strive for. Research, Education and Outreach is how we do it.

So please, peruse our website! Learn about our people, our projects and our products. It will give you some insight into how our hearts and minds work together toward achieving our aim of optimal health for all.

We are ready for a challenge...


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News & Events

2019 American Association Cancer Research (AACR) Minority & Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Awards.

Dr. Lisa Wigfall was selected as a recipient for the 2019 AACR Minority and Minority-Serving Institution Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research Award. Faculty Scholar Research Awards is supported by m the...

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists (ASPHN) Health Equity Internship Program (HEI)

Vanessa Marie Lopez, an undergraduate student in Kinesiology, was selected for the upcoming Spring 2019 Health Equity Internship (HEI) Program with the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists...

2019 AAHB Research Scholars Mentorship Program (RSMP)

Lisa T. Wigfall, PhD, MCHES ® will participate in the 2019 AAHB Research Scholars Mentorship Program (RSMP).

T3 Round Two Provides $3 Million For 100 Projects

The second round of T3: Texas A&M Triads for Transformation provided seed funding for 100 innovative and interdisciplinary research projects, each led by a three-member team of Texas A&M University fa...