Partnership for Urban Health Research

The Center collaborates with colleagues across the Georgia State University campus in an interdisciplinary research initiative of the Institute of Public Health, which resides in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Known as the Partnership for Urban Health Research, it focuses on four primary research areas:

  • HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases
  • Chronic disease and aging
  • Injury and violence
  • Substance abuse and mental illness

Get more information about the Partnership for Urban Health Research.

Research initiatives reflect the Center’s interdisciplinary work

Society today faces many critical challenges to ensuring good health and high-quality health care. Such challenges involve a range of issues including:

  • Equitable access to health care
  • The financing and delivery of health care
  • The legal and regulatory environment of health care enterprises
  • The health of different segments of our society, including children, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and economically or otherwise disadvantaged members of our community
  • Dilemmas in bioethics
  • Conflict resolution and patient safety
  • Biotechnology and scientific research
  • Environmental and public health
  • International health and human rights

The Center encourages research and scholarship that address all of these important 21st-century challenges