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Dr. Shani Collins Woods

Austin Pea State University

Dr. Shani Collins Woods

Austin Pea State University

Biography

Dr. Shani Collins Woods is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Austin Peay State University. Her research interests include community-engagement, health equity, and race and gender issues. As a Brown University Clinical and Community-Based HIV/AIDS Research Training (CCRT) fellow, she has received training and education in clinical, behavioral, and translational research. As a National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute—Obesity Health Disparities (OHD) Pride research scholar, she has received evidence-based, culturally- and environmentally-relevant research training focused on obesity prevention and treatment.

Dr. Collins Woods is the author of The SHE Devotional: 31 Daily Inspirations for a Woman’s Spirit, Health and Emotions and several other self-help titles that focus on spirituality, self-care, success, and health relationships. She earned a PhD and an MSW from the University of Alabama School of Social Work. She and her husband, Timothy, reside in Tennessee. 

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