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 three nationally renowned research centers; in addition, each of the College's departments house a number of research labs and projects.
The Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE) is a universitywide group of investigators dedicated to excellence in obesity research.
The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion is engaged in research and knowledge development activities that are translated into practical information to support full and meaningful community participation of individuals with mental illnesses.
Researchers, clinicians, and students in the Saffran Center work together to investigate the relationships among language and short-term memory impairments associated with aphasia.
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.