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

  • Environmental Health
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    CRESSH

    Center for Research on Environmental and Social Stressors in Housing Across the Life Course CRESSH is a partnership among the

  • 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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    Research Group for the Study of Chronic Kidney Disease in Central America

    Chronic Kidney Disease in Central America Research Group There is an epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Central America

  • 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

    The Boston University Superfund Research Program is an interdisciplinary program that conducts and communicates research on the impacts of improperly

  • 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.