College of Science and Health > Academics > Health Sciences > Research


The Department of Health Sciences fosters an interdisciplinary scholarly environment to investigate diverse areas of human health. Our faculty are active scholars that publish in the leading journals and direct research projects that involve students. Our research ranges from the bench (microbiology, immunology) to the bedside (clinical ethics) to the community (mixed methods public health research).

Areas of scholarship include:

Social determinants of health
Global health
Aging and end-of-life issues
Public health ethics
Ethics education
Mental health promotion
Occupational health
Environmental health
Neurodegenerative disease
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