Our faculty members are renowned researchers who produce
innovative solutions to improving health for indiviudals,
communities and populations here in Western New York and across the
Our research efforts center on understanding individual- and community-level factors that influence health behavior choices and developing ways to encourage positive behavior change.
A list and descriptions of our department's ongoing research.
Heather Orom, PhD
Associate Professor, CHHB
R. Lorraine Collins, PhD
Associate Dean for Research, Professor, CHHB
R. Lorraine Collins, PhD, discusses her research to determine if
exercise serves as a positive alternative to regular marijuana use
among young adults.