Research Highlights Latest stories on research Research Highlights Worker Well-Being Differences Robert Schroeder | Posted on January 21, 2020 New research published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports indicate that workers’ well-being is affected by job categories, not just wages. New hospital-based data contradicts HUD estimates on homelessness Jacqueline Carey | Posted on January 17, 2020 Researchers at the UIC School of Public Health report hospital visits associated with homelessness have tripled, contradicting data showing a decline in homelessness. Research Examines Domestic Violence Interventions in the Caribbean Robert Schroeder | Posted on January 09, 2020 New research from Rohan Jeremiah builds a systematic definition of domestic violence in the Caribbean and proposes strategies for health promotion. Peering into the Future of Research Posted on January 06, 2020 UIC's Institute for Health Research and Policy is looking to deepen the use of technology and collaboration to continue creating transformative translational research. Solar-Powered Water Treatment Project Debuts in Kenya Posted on December 11, 2019 Through Gates Foundation funding, SPH researchers have implemented a water disinfection system that uses solar power to produce ozone gas, which passes through and disinfects drinking water. New Research Investigates Legionnaires Outbreak in Flint Posted on December 10, 2019 Dr. Samuel Dorevitch worked with KWR, a Dutch clean water institute, to investigate causes of the disease and the public health response in Flint. Cumulative environmental exposures increase diabetes risk in rural populations Jacqueline Carey | Posted on December 04, 2019 New research indicates cumulative environmental exposures affect rural and urban populations differently when it comes to diabetes risk. New Grant Focuses on Improving Maternal Health Outcomes Jacqueline Carey | Posted on November 18, 2019 SPH's Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health is leading a new federal grant to improve emergency room intake procedures, prepare home visit care providers and support increased care for women with postpartum depression in rural settings. SPH Researchers Awarded $1.7M from HUD Jacqueline Carey | Posted on October 16, 2019 Two new grant projects focus on addressing the effects of lead and lead removal projects in homes and water supplies. Our Latest Research and Publications Posted on July 01, 2019 Check out the latest in published research from faculty and staff at the UIC School of Public Health and the Institute for Health Research and Policy.