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Our Research

Research at the Welch Center

Welch Center faculty and trainees conduct epidemiologic, clinical, and translational research related to the prevention and control of chronic diseases.

Through clinical trials, observational studies, mixed-methods, and dissemination and implementation, our research achieves three primary goals: 

  • To understand the etiology of chronic disease and disability 

  • To develop and evaluate strategies that promote health and prevent disease 

  • To translate discoveries into clinical practice and health policy 

Research Areas