The Health Justice Scholars Program supports the development of Pitt Public Health scholars who have interests and/or projects in health equity and justice. This includes, but is not limited to, health equity research, policy, and practice in areas such as:
- Chronic disease
- Violence prevention
- Maternal and infant health
- Mental health
- Interventions focused on Black, Latinx, and communities of color
All current Pitt Public Health students are eligible to apply.
Scholars have access to professional development and training opportunities with their peers and CHE-affiliated faculty and experts.
Scholars engage in monthly meetings to network with other Health Justice Scholars and CHE faculty.
Each scholar will receive a maximum stipend of $1000 for the year with an average time commitment of 2-4 hours per week.