Photo of Geri DonenbergWelcome to the Research website for the UIC School of Public Health!

Message from Dr. Geri Donenberg, Research Dean

Please take a moment to learn about the breadth and depth of our faculty’s expertise across the domain of public health. SPH faculty are engaged in innovative research and scholarly activities with high impact at the local, state, and international levels. Areas of excellence include (but are not limited to) health disparities, cancer detection, violence prevention, obesity, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, maternal and child health, health policy, access to care, environmental pollutants, food safety, occupational health, and climate control. SPH faculty are at the forefront of their fields, leading their disciplines, and identifying novel solutions to serious public health problems here and abroad. Working together with local communities, SPH research is culturally relevant and meaningful and has the potential for long-term sustained impact. Come be inspired by our faculty and the research underway.

‌Innovative and Inspiring

As public health plays an increasingly critical role in today's society, the innovative research and inspiring achievements of UIC School of Public Health have become part of local, national and international conversation. Through our faculty, students and alumni, the UIC SPH presence extends far beyond its role as an academic environment.

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SPH Research Impacting the Community- Monthly Health Articles

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Click here for projects and publications by UIC SPH researchers whose work focuses on breast cancer.




Publication Highlights

 Featured Journal PublicationsFeatured Journal Publications by SPH Faculty: July 2014-October 2014

The findings of SPH faculty research regularly appear in leading academic journals and periodicals.  Available for your review are articles published by UIC Faculty.

 Click this link to review the report. SPH Pubs


More Sponsored Activities

The subjects of our research are as diverse as our members. Other ongoing projects include healthy aging, environmental chemistry, airplane manufacturing, workers and brain tumors, occupational injuries in worker populations, hospital systems, mental health and more.

To learn more about other UIC SPH Sponsored Activities, browse the New Awards and Current Sponsored Activities section.  To see how far reaching UIC SPH sponsored activities are, browse the Community Connections section.

To learn more about our faculty research interests, view our Faculty Profiles.

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December 18

ASSIST To Become an Option for Submission of Applications for Most Competing Grant Programs in 2015 More...

December 11

Update:New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or after May 25, 2015 More...

December 11

SPH Office of Research Grantsmanship Workshops More...