Community Health Worker Institute

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Community Health Worker (CHW) Institute

The Center for Transdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Self-Management Science (TCRSS) is a NIH-funded research center at the UT Austin School of Nursing that strengthens and expands collaborative intervention research in nursing and related disciplines to improve chronic disease self-management of individuals, families, and communities. The Community Health Worker (CHW) Institute was established to improve the quality of life and health outcomes of underserved populations/communities in Central Texas focused on health promotion, chronic disease self-management, mental health and women's health.