The bigger picture of population health.

The department’s research focus is broad and encompassing, reflecting the scope of population health and preventive medicine, from a local to national and even global scale. 
Research mission
  • to conduct cutting edge research into the etiology and prevention of disease focusing on those conditions and those causative and preventive factors for which treatment may have a substantial public health impact;
  • to develop new biologic and analytic methodologies to better understand disease etiology, treatment and prevention strategies;
  • to develop efficacious community based programs to promote the public health of the diverse populations of the California and Pacific Rim region and test their effectiveness in representative environments; and
  • to promote effective dissemination of state-of-the-science programs in prevention to serve the populations at need.
Research Centers & Institutes
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