Eva Moya

Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Texas at El Paso

Dr. Eva M. Moya is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is a heath disparities researcher and community engaged scholar with an interest in developing policy and education interventions to improve prevention efforts in underserved populations. Her work seeks to design community-based interventions using social determinants and ecological model strategies to address health inequalities in communities of color. She has worked to address the burden of social and health inequalities in the U.S.-Mexico Border for the past 37 years, primarily in a multi and interdisciplinary fashion. Research trajectory includes projects in community-based participatory research, social work macro practice approaches, use of Photovoice method, homelessness, and HPV education technology with Latino populations. She conducts community-engaged scholarship initiatives focused on high impact practices in education, homelessness and interdisciplinary education. Dr. Moya is also experienced in working with faculty and students as well as community partners in the areas of qualitative research, educational interventions and training of community health workers. She has successfully administered federal and binational research projects, collaborated with other scholars and researchers, and produced more than 30 peer-review publications and 13 book chapters. She is a Kellogg Fellow and board member of the Alliance of Leadership Fellows. Eva received the 2020 Othli Award from the Government of Mexico General Consulate in El Paso for leadership and service to Mexican communities in the United States.  

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