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 our Department

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

NEWS & EVENTS

Studying How Built Environments and Nature Affect Health

October 7, 2022

Peter James has a passion for environmental health and epidemiology. He has dedicated his career to studying the influence of geographic contextual factors on health behaviors and chronic disease. This interest in the environment and its impact on health did not happen overnight, but instead developed gradually through a series of experiences. Read on to learn more about how green space and health are linked.

Research Recap: August 1 - August 12

September 14, 2022

A biweekly overview of recent studies published by Institute investigators and their collaborators spans a wide variety of topics, including:

Effects of calorie labeling; possible associations between pregnancy hypertension or gestational diabetes and menopausal symptoms; antibiotics for sepsis; benefits of paid sick leave; new methods to enhance disease prevalence surveillance; a new, more powerful protocol for genetic studies; and using real-world evidence to inform regulatory decision making.