Research

Areas of Scholarship and Research

The Department of Epidemiology has several major areas of research, including:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Children’s health
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Genetics/epigenetics
  • Global health
  • Health behaviors including tobacco, alcohol, drugs, violence
  • Health services
  • Infectious disease
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Nutritional and physical activity
  • Obesity and diabetes
  • Perinatal, reproductive and life course
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Psychiatric and mental health
  • Quantitative methods
  • Social determinants of health
  • Women's health