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Most faculty members are actively pursuing research in their area of expertise. Such studies include the VA Normative Aging Study, Health Decline in Aged Caregivers, Framingham Heart Study, Investigating Breast Cancer and the Environment on Cape Cod, Long-term Follow-up of Individuals Exposed to Diethylstilbestrol, Modification of Tamoxifen Effectiveness by Gene Polymorphisms, Neurotoxic Effects of PCE Exposure During Gestation and Childhood, Internet-based Study of Time to Pregnancy, the Study of Natural History, Pathogenesis, Therapy and Prevention of Hepatitis C Disease, and Tuberculosis Clinical Trials and Epidemiologic Studies.

Faculty are currently involved in a broad range of research areas:

The department is also affiliated with the following institutions:

More information about SPH research groups and centers.