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DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

IN THE HERBERT WERTHEIM SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN LONGEVITY SCIENCE

OUR MISSION

We are committed to advancing behavioral science for the purpose of improving health and reducing health disparities, and supporting our members in their career advancement and in pursuit of excellence and leadership in their research, practice, teaching, policy, and service activities related to behavioral science and health.

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PEOPLE

We are dedicated to using behavioral science and research to improve the health and well-being of all people. We aim to be resource for behavioral science expertise for the School and the broader community at local, national, and international levels.

Meet Our People

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COMMUNITY

Many Behavioral Medicine members work collaboratively with colleagues in neighborhoods, clinics, schools, and senior centers. Our partners include community organizations, coalitions, public health departments, a variety of government agencies, voluntary health groups, health care provider groups, and patient organizations.

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RESEARCH

Much of our research focuses on physical activity, tobacco use, and eating, the behaviors that are leading causes of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

EDUCATION & TRAINING IN BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE

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News and Events

In the Spotlight

Jesse Nodora, DrPH co-authored article, "The dual pandemic of COVID‐19 and systemic inequities in US Latino communities" in the January 2021 edition of Cancer.

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In the News

Paul Mills, PhD featured in article discussing the importance of gratitude on improving mood.

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In the News

James Sallis, PhD cited in study examining how physical activity may reduce the risk of poor COVID-19 outcomes.

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