Research Groups and Centers


  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Assessing Patient Navigation Activities

    Coping with abnormal results in cancer screenings or an actual diagnosis of cancer can be very challenging even under the

  • BiostatisticsEpidemiology
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    Black Women’s Health Study

    The Black Women’s Health Study (BWHS) is the largest follow-up study of African American women yet undertaken; 64,500 black women,

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights

    BCRHHR provides comprehensive medical, psychological, social, and legal services to refugees and survivors of torture, focusing on community as a

  • Epidemiology
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    Caregiving and Healthy Aging Research

    Our research group is conducting epidemiologic studies on how psychosocial factors influence physical health and functioning in community-dwelling older adults,

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice

    Since 1992, the Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice at Boston University School of Public Health has advanced inclusive

  • Global Health
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    Center for Global Health & Development

    Multidisciplinary applied research center seeking to help solve the critical global health and social development challenges of our time.

  • Environmental Health
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    Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental Exposures & Health

    The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental Exposures & Health (CIREEH) at Boston University School of Public Health is an

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Center for the Assessment of Pharmaceutical Practices (CAPP)

    Policy, Outcomes, Safety, Effectiveness WHAT IS THE CENTER’S PRINCIPAL GOAL? The center’s overarching goal is to promote the safe and

  • BiostatisticsCommunity Health SciencesEnvironmental HealthEpidemiologyGlobal HealthHealth Law, Policy & Management
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    Data Coordinating Center

    A full-service data management resource center. The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) has been a data management resource center since 1984.

  • Environmental Health
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    Exposure Biology Research Group

    The Exposure Biology Research Group (EBRG), directed by Dr. Michael McClean, is an interdisciplinary research group in the department of

  • BiostatisticsEpidemiology
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    Framingham Heart Study

    The renowned Framingham Heart Study, the longest-running study of cardiovascular disease, is funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

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    Genetic Analysis Workshop

    The Genetic Analysis Workshops (GAWs) are a collaborative effort among genetic epidemiologists and statistical geneticists  to develop, evaluate, and compare

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Health & Disability Research Institute

    Interdisciplinary resource and research center that seeks to advance the field of health and disability research.

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Health Reform Program

    The Health Reform Program designs practical solutions to health care problems—solutions that address the needs of all parties.

  • Biostatistics
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    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC)

    MAVERIC (Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center) is a collaboration between the Bedford, Boston, Brockton, and West Roxbury Veterans Administration

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Optum Labs

    Optum Labs and BU School of Public Health Partnership Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) recognizes the important opportunities

  • Community Health SciencesEpidemiology
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    Partnership in Health and Housing

    The mission of the Partnership in Health and Housing (PHH) is to promote the health and well-being of BHA residents

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    Pay-for-Performance Research Program

    During the past five years, the Pay-for-Performance Research Program at the Health Policy & Management Department, Boston University School of

  • Environmental Health
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    Sherr Laboratory

    The Sherr Laboratory is located in the Department of Environmental Health at the Boston University School of Public Health, in

  • Epidemiology
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    Slone Epidemiology Center

    The Slone Epidemiology Center is a public health research organization that focuses on studying the possible health effects of medications

  • Environmental HealthEpidemiology
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    Superfund Research Program at Boston University

    Subscribe to the BUSRP Newsletter Join Follow @BU_Superfund The Boston University Superfund Research Program is an interdisciplinary program that conducts

  • Health Law, Policy & Management
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    VR-36, VR-12 and VR-6D

    The VR-36© and VR-12 are generic instruments to measure health related quality of life.