Welcome to the Irsay

Through research, outreach, and education, The Irsay Institute will build connections between existing health-related social science programs, centers, and researchers on the IU Bloomington campus and at the IU School of Medicine in Indianapolis, along with other IU programs and state of Indiana partners, to create opportunities for transdisciplinary collaboration and innovation.

The new Irsay Institute will be located on the IU Bloomington campus in a recently renovated space at Morrison Hall.

The Irsay’s mission encompasses several areas of focus

  • Providing direct support for and development of research and researchers in the fields of health and health care.
  • Conducting more advanced interdisciplinary research in the sociomedical sciences while bringing several campus-wide efforts under a single umbrella.
  • Producing more graduates who are trained in the mental health field while raising awareness among all health care providers of how mental health issues complicate care for many serious illnesses.
  • Informing a broader local and national policy agenda relating to mental health and stigma.