Darren Whitfield

Darren Whitfield

  • About Me

    • Short Bio

      Darren Whitfield, MSW is an tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. He earned his PhD and masters degrees in social work from the University of Denver.

      My research focuses on understanding the impact of psychosocial, sociocultural, and structural factors on health outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals; specifically identifying the contexts that puts gay men of color at greater risk for HIV infection, developing intersectional measures of identity, and analyzing structural discrimination.  

  • Contact Information

    • Darren L Whitfield, PhD, MSW

      Assistant Professor

      School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

      2117 Cathedral of Learning, Ste 2230

      4200 Fifth Ave

      Pittsburgh, PA 15260

      Email: dwhitfield@pitt.edu

  • Research Interest

      • LGBTQ Health Dispartities
      • Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
      • HIV/AIDS 
      • Social Identity Theory 
      • Intersectionality
      • Behavioral Interventions
  • Professional Affiliations

      • Society of Social Work & Research 
      • Council on Social Work Education 
      • CSWE Minority Fellowship Program Alum
      • Q Caucus
      • Iowa HIV Community Planning Group
      • Univeristy of Pitttsburgh Center for Race and Social Problems
      • Emory University Center for AIDS Research

This portfolio last updated: Sep 25, 2016 11:26:01 AM