Our research and scholarship improves the health and well-being of our Philadelphia community. We are contributing to state and national public health policy and legislation. And we have an international focus, with research that involves collaborations in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe.
Our funders include government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Defense and National Institutes of Health; private foundations such as the Gates Foundation; and a wide range of regional and local sponsors.
The College is home to nationally renowned research centers exploring obesity, aphasia, and community inclusion.
There are a number of research labs housed in each department in the College of Public Health:
- Communication Sciences and Disorders
- Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
- Health Services Administration and Policy
- Social Work
- Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Office of Research Administration assists researchers and faculty members with proposals, budget development, expense management, compliance and responsible grant management.
Community-Engaged Research and Practice
The Office of Community-Engaged Research and Practice leads the growth of the college’s interdisciplinary, community-engaged research activities as part of its mission to reduce health inequities and improve the health and well-being of the community.