Research Highlights

A worker assembles rebar at a water treatment plant.

Research Highlights Worker Well-Being Differences

New research published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports indicate that workers’ well-being is affected by job categories, not just wages.

SPH professor Caryn Peterson speaks during a presentation on cervical cancer research at IHRP.

Peering into the Future of Research

UIC's Institute for Health Research and Policy is looking to deepen the use of technology and collaboration to continue creating transformative translational research.

Colin Hendrickson, MPH student in environmental and occupational health sciences, stands by the water tanks he used for his project. In his hands are samples of the dirty river water and the clean water he disinfected.

Solar-Powered Water Treatment Project Debuts in Kenya

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.

A mother snuggles her infant while sitting together in a play room.

New Grant Focuses on Improving Maternal Health Outcomes

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.

HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Joseph Galvan poses for a picture with SPH researchers and Dean Wayne Giles, holding a large cardboard check with the grant funding amount listed on it.

SPH Researchers Awarded $1.7M from HUD

Two new grant projects focus on addressing the effects of lead and lead removal projects in homes and water supplies.

Students walk across a sidewalk on UIC's campus on a fall day, with green, red and yellow leaves on trees in the background.

Our Latest Research and Publications

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.