Welcome to the Southwest
Institute for Research on Women!
The Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) was founded in 1979 as a regional research and resource institute. SIROW’s region includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, and northwestern Mexico. SIROW’s mission is to develop, conduct, and disseminate collaborative outreach, education, intervention, and research projects of importance to diverse groups. Faculty, staff and students work locally, nationally and internationally with numerous University of Arizona colleges and departments, other institutions of higher education, K-12 schools, Native American tribes, governmental agencies and community-based organizations. SIROW’s projects focus on health and wellness, legal issues, education, employment, women’s history, and the arts.
Josephine Korchmaros Presents at APHA Conference
Dr. Josephine Korchmaros recently presented findings from the Medication Adherence, Health Literacy, and Cultural Beliefs (RxHL) Study lead by Dr.... read more
#WEARBLUEDAY Bringing Awareness to our Community
January 11 was designated as #WEARBLUEDAY by the Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign. In support of these efforts, and in collaboration... read more
SIROW Research Affiliate presents at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting
Libby Valdez, a research affiliate with SIROW, presented two posters at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA on Nov.... read more