Renato (Rainier) Liboro
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Dr. Renato (Rainier) Liboro joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in the academic year 2019-2020. He is a faculty affiliate of UNLV’s Department of Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies, and is a community-based participatory researcher whose research agenda involves active collaboration with community partners and meaningful involvement of people with relevant lived and work experiences. The focus of his research broadly examines and addresses health disparities that impact the mental health and wellbeing of racial/ethnic and sexual/gender minorities, migrants with or without status, older adults, and people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS and other hidden/episodic disabilities. He is eager to engage and collaborate with academic colleagues, students and other research trainees, and community partners, particularly through his work as the Principal Investigator and Director of the Community Health Advocacy for Minority Populations, Immigrants and Other Newcomers, and their Mental Health (CHAMPION Mental Health) Research Lab at UNLV.