Community and Behavioral Health Research Centers

Areas of research and academic emphasis in the department include smoking cessation and prevention, alcohol/drug abuse and dependence, health communication, mental health, community development and empowerment, obesity, public health program evaluation, and youth risk behaviors.

Sources of funding and grants include DHHS, CDC, ASPH, Legacy, SAMHSA, ACS, Pfizer, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Iowa Attorney General.

The following research centers at the University of Iowa College of Public Health are affiliated with the Department of Community and Behavioral Health.