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Research Highlights

Our faculty researchers are investigating critical health issues, including maternal and child health, substance use and abuse, aging, assistive technology and the epidemiology of chronic diseases such as cancer.


Evaluating the impact of early intervention services on children with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
This project focuses on the preparation and writing of a book that will reflect a growing need for rigorous systematic presentations of classical and novel empirical likelihood (EL) approaches and their applications in biomedicine and health.

Community Health and Health Behavior

Operation: SAFETY (Soldiers And Families Excelling Through the Years) is a longitudinal research study which will examine the health and well-being of U.S. Army Reserve soldiers and their partners.
There are racial disparities in prostate cancer treatment, but the root causes of these disparities are unknown. Heather Orom, PhD, is exploring several possible explanations to help reduce racial gaps in prostate cancer mortality and patient treatment.

Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Studies about diet, especially vitamin D, will provide insight regarding the role of nutrition in the etiology of age-related eye and periodontal diseases.
Our current clinical trial focuses on the effects of aspirin in gestation and reproduction.

Exercise and Nutrition Sciences


These studies will help us understand the pathophysiology that underpins abnormal responses to heat stress in heart failure patients.

This study will evaluate the effects of rehydration strategy on terrestrial performance and overnight recovery following immersion induced dehydration.  

Rehabilitation Science

Dedicated to the promotion of health and independent living among older adults and their caregivers through research.
Located in the School of Public Health and Health Professions since 1999, CIRRIE facilitates the sharing of information and expertise between the U.S. and world-wide partners to improve the conditions of people with disabilities.