Faculty Mentor's Name: Dr. Brad Harrell

Faculty Mentor's Department: Loewenberg College of Nursing

Telephone Number and/or Email Address: 901.678.3100,

Project Description: My research focuses on health disparities and inequities among sexual and gender minorities (SGM), specifically the LGBT+ population. I am beginning an analysis of disparities in this community and assessing professional readiness/preparedness to care for these clients. I have particular plans to assess gay affirmative practice, quality of SGM veteran care, and SGM health data tracking. I welcome students in education, psychology, social work, nursing, or any other health-related discipline.

Requirements for Student Applicants:

  • Junior or senior student in health-related college or school with GPA of 3.0 or higher.Plans for graduate study in health-related discipline.
  • Submit a sample of past writing work.
  • Be proficient in online word processing/PPT/poster development and collaboration.

Application or Interview Process: Brief face-to-face chat about interests and fit for group.

Starting Date: Immediate.

Method of Compensation: Volunteer - could change based on grant funding.