The Social Determinants of Health Initiative
Working Together to Improve Health Equity
The SDHI supports and conducts community-engaged, interdisciplinary research, education, and action to promote health equity, bringing together individuals from Portland State University, Oregon Health & Science University, community organizations, governmental agencies, and local health systems.
Meet Our Scholars & Members
SDHI members are individuals throughout the community working to promote health equity. SDHI Scholars are our inner-core members who have demonstrated scholarship in the area of SDH, and who are actively involved in Initiative activities. Learn more about becoming a member on our Scholars & Members page.
Research Support Updates
Don't miss our latest newsletter! Get weekly updates on SDH-related funding, calls for papers, events, trainings, and more.
Scholarship & Research in Progress (SRIP) Sessions
Our SRIP sessions are currently being held remotely. Check out our SRIP page to see the 2021-22 schedule and learn how to join.
Read a summary of Initiative Scholars' 2020-21 publications!
Learn more about the grant awards our Scholars were awarded in 2020-2021!