Mina Chitti is a Research Associate at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Addiction Research Institute. She received her BBA in marketing from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2019. Since graduating, Mina has been working in public health research, policy and program development, with experience in Colorado prior to joining the ARI. Her interests include addressing gaps in harm reduction efforts, creating accessible addiction care options, and bolstering alternatives to incarceration.