Taking research beyond the data. Moving education beyond the classroom.

RESEARCH: Our research spans many axes but the common thread is a focus on population health. Learn more about our work via our Divisions and Centers.

Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse

The Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse (CoRAL) division focuses on developing innovative interventions and generating new knowledge regarding the origins of chronic disease, obesity, and consequences through the lifecourse.

Chronic Disease Research Across the Lifecourse

Health Policy and Insurance Research

The division of Health Policy and Insurance Research (HPI) research areas include understanding effects of high-cost medical care, pharmaceutical policies, health insurance innovations, personalized medicine, delivery system changes, behavioral interventions, and cost-quality trade-offs.

Health Policy and Insurance Research

Biostatistics

The Biostatistics division is the home for statistical consultation and research at the Institute. The group collaborates widely on causal inference, observational epidemiology, bioinformatics, microsimulation, statistical software and graphics, and general statistical applications.

Biostatistics

Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics

The Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics (CHeRP) division leads population-based research in pediatrics. Its work in asthma, childhood infections, vaccines, and health policy has directly shaped national policy recommendations in these areas.

Center for Healthcare Research in Pediatrics

Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology

The Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) division assess the safety of medical products, novel methods for illness surveillance and control of both healthcare and community-acquired infections.

Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Centers of Excellence

We are home to three Centers of Excellence. These centers’ primary purpose is to foster intellectual collaboration among faculty across Divisions that have shared research interests, and to promote the expertise of these individuals to the outside world.

Centers of Excellence
More than 25 Years of Innovation & Impact
Explore the milestones that built the HMS and HPHC partnership

TEACHING: We give physicians and population scientists tools to become better health care leaders of the future.

NEWS & EVENTS

2021 Gordon Moore Award for Excellence in Mentoring Recipient Named

May 25, 2021

To celebrate the outstanding Institute members who inspire, support, and catalyze the personal and professional development of colleagues, the Gordon Moore Award for Excellence in Mentoring was established in 2019. A nomination for excellence in mentoring appreciates an individual who has had a transformative role in the professional or personal development of one or more mentees. The committee is excited to honor this year's mentor, Ann Chen Wu.

Fellow Spotlight: Meet Pi-I Debby Lin

May 10, 2021

Meet Pi-I Debby Lin, a research fellow interested in investigating how environmental and dietary factors affect maternal and child health. Dr. Lin earned her doctoral degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in 2017, where she studied in the Department of Environmental Health. In this Spotlight, Dr. Lin discusses how she came to find the Institute, the impact she hopes her work will have, what inspires her work, and more.