Farrah Jacquez

Farrah Jacquez, Ph.D., is a Professor and Assistant Head of the Psychology Department at the University of Cincinnati. Her work focuses on community-partnered research promoting health equity and broadening participation in science. She was a recipient of the Lynton Award for Community Engaged Scholarship and a fellow in the first cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program. She currently serves as Co-Director of Community Engagement for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science & Training, Cincinnati’s Center for Translational Science Award (CTSA) organization and is a member of the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Board. Dr. Jacquez’s current funded research includes a partnership with refugees in Cincinnati to promote civic engagement (funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service) and an NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) engaging youth as researchers investigating drug abuse and addiction in their own communities.