Programs & Centers

We have faculty across the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses conducting research in the following programs and centers.

CENTER FOR CHRONIC DISEASE REDUCTION AND EQUITY PROMOTION ACROSS MINNESOTA (C2DREAM)

C2DREAM aims to research the contribution of structural and interpersonal racism to disparities in chronic disease including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the related chronic conditions (RCC) of hypertension and obesity.

Healthy Eating Across the Lifespan (HEAL)

Healthy Eating and Activity Across the Lifespan (HEAL) addresses weight-related health disparities through the integration of research, clinical practice, policy and community resources. 

Program in Health Disparities Research

The Program in Health Disparities Research seeks to promote health equity through collaborative research, education, and trusted partnerships.

Institute for Sexual and Gender Health

The Institute for Sexual and Gender Health is revolutionizing the sexual and gender climate by eliminating barriers and advancing healthy sexuality. It offers leadership in sexuality research, education, clinical care, and advocacy to promote positive sexual and gender health for all.

Tobacco Research Programs

The Tobacco Research Programs conduct studies on tobacco dependence and the health effects of tobacco use, such as the effectiveness of nicotine gum and the nicotine patch.