Institute for Sexual and Gender Health
Assistant Research Professor, School of Social Work, Clinical Research Affiliate, Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC), College of Public Programs, Arizona State University; Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Founding Director of the Refugee Women’s Health Clinic (RWHC) at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Arizona
Shannon Pergament, MPH, MSW, is a founding member of the Somali, Latino and Hmong Partnership for Health and Wellness (SoLaHmo), a community driven translational research program of Community University Health Care Center (CUHCC), a federally qualified health care center in Minneapolis, MN.
During the last 11 years, Pergament was Co-Director of Community Based Research at Minnesota Community Care where SoLaHmo was founded. She holds Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree and Social Work (M.S.W.) degrees from the University of Minnesota. For over 25 years, Shannon has worked in the area of health equity, building collaborations with ethnically diverse communities to promote community and cultural assets and reduce health disparities through community based participatory action research (CBPAR), health education and policy.