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Signature Science

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.