Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at UT Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs

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The Center for Health and Social Policy at The University of Texas at Austin

The Center for Health and Social Policy is the home of social policy at The University of Texas at Austin and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, aiming to reduce social and health disparities in communities, the U.S., and abroad by conducting rigorous research, facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations, and preparing the next generation of innovative social policy leaders.

CHASP Faculty Fellows

Meet our CHASP Faculty Fellows

The University of Texas at Austin CHASP Faculty Fellows are an interdisciplinary group of experts in their field and a collective resource to each other, the University, the community, and beyond.

CHASP Events of Interest

Social Policy Events of Interest

We filter the clutter and share local, national, and online events that are relevant to work on health and social policy issues. Events can be submitted for the CHASP Events of Interest Calendar via online form.

CHASP Perspectives Blog

CHASP Blog: Perspectives

CHASP's new blog platform for quick reads and new perspectives on today's top social issues and lesser-known critical issues from expert faculty fellows, the next generation of leaders, and more.

Texas Early Childhood Community and Scholars Network (TECCSN)

Early Childhood Collaboration

The Texas Early Childhood Community and Scholars Network (TECCSN) is a CHASP sponsored collaboration of over 60 UT scholars, policymakers, and community providers working together to help children and families.

CHASP Ambassador Program

Our 2018-2019 CHASP Ambassadors

CHASP Ambassadors represent #LBJsocialpolicy and receive professional development support and specialized opportunities during their time at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

CHASP Faculty Fellow Dr. Erin Lentz

CHASP Faculty Fellow Profile: Dr. Erin Lentz

Master of Public Affairs and Master of Public Health candidate Annie Henson spoke with Faculty Fellow and LBJ School of Public Affairs food policy scholar and Assistant Professor Dr. Erin Lentz.