Two areas of Signature
Science are denoted by substantial
external research funding to faculty investigators by major funding
organizations. Funded investigations focus thematically on
important established areas of strength in the School that address state and national health priorities.
- Health Equity Research - This area focuses on inquiry related to reducing health disparities through community engaged research in order to understand social determinants of health and improve health outcomes.
- Integrative Biobehavioral Research - This area focuses on inquiry related to human
responses to illness and intervention based on the interrelationships of psychosocial, behavioral, and biological processes.