Public Health Research

In addition to their teaching, our health sciences and public health faculty engage in a wide range of research activities related to the health of populations. There are five broad areas of research that comprise the work of faculty.

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Global Public Health

Addressing global public health issues through interdisciplinary research in resource-constrained settings and translating findings into real-world practice

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Clinical Research

Exploring clinical biomechanics, prehabilitation and rehabilitation and other topics across the lifespan, and educational research on clinical training

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Nutrition and Maternal-Child Health

Studying the health impact of nutrition and predictors of nutritional status and working to improve black maternal health and neonatal, child, and adolescent wellbeing