Research and Centers
The Chiles Center
The Chiles Center's mission is to promote and protect the health of pregnant women, their infants, and young children through research, education and service.
The Harrell Center
The Harrell Center seeks to end family violence by understanding it.
Florida Prevention Research Center
FPRC's mission is to develop, implement and evaluate evidence-based approaches to strengthen community capacity for sustained disease prevention and health promotion. The Florida Prevention Research Center is designated as one of 37 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Centers in the nation funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health
The mission of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health is to develop, cultivate, and disseminate an innovative model of research education that addresses best practices for translational research in the field of adolescent behavioral health, as it relates to substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Florida Project (also known as ‘Project Tech’) is a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (R21 MH108468 PI: Stephanie Marhefka). This study helps us better understand how technology can be used to increase access to care for people living with HIV.
The purpose of the CRUSH is to foster high quality interdisciplinary working relationships between faculty and students engaged in scientific discovery related to improvement of sexual health.
Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program
The purpose of the MCH Training Program is to “improve the health status of women, infants, children, youth and their families.” The vision of the Program is that “all children and families will live and thrive in healthy communities served by a quality workforce that helps assure their health and well-being.”
The mission of the Neurodevelopmental Medicine Program is to improve children’s health through research, education, and healthcare. We provide multidisciplinary care to Tampa Bay area children and families struggling with complex medical, neurodevelopmental, behavioral and learning problems through family therapy, community outreach, education, research and healthcare.
The mission of the University of South Florida, Social Marketing Group at the College of Public Health is to help public sector organizations effectively apply social marketing in order to improve health outcomes and life circumstances.
Senior Surfers and Social Networking
Senior Surfers and Social Networking: An interdisciplinary investigation into online dating outcomes for women using social networking sites.
This research study seeks to explore the job and workplace experiences of personnel employed at nursing home facilities across the U.S. We are interested in the perspective of nursing home employees in varied positions.