Student Research Opportunities

Our areas of focus

Our primary areas of research fit into five broad categories:

  • Obesity, healthy eating, and exercise
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Environmental health and human environments
  • Rural and other health disparities

49percent of faculty publications include a student co-author

281research presentations by faculty, staff, and students

83percent of research projects include a community partner

Faculty in each of our departments conduct important research in these categories, working to advance scientific knowledge within the field of public health. And both graduate and undergraduate students are able to work in our faculty research labs.

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