Research – Innovating through Collaboration

The Yale School of Public Health actively develops innovative solutions to many of today’s most pressing health issues. Faculty from our six departments collaborate with scientists from across the university and the world to develop interdisciplinary approaches that are enhanced by emerging disciplines.  In a global theater marked by rapid change and shifting epidemics, the Yale School of Public Health fosters depth of understanding toward today’s multi-layered public health issues. Some areas of research where the Yale School of Public Health has coalesced interdisciplinary renown include:

Interdisciplinary Research Strengths

  • Cancer Prevention and Control

  • Climate Change and Health

  • Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Nutrition

  • Environmental Health, Toxicology, Metabolics

  • Genetics, Genomics, Epigenetics

  • Global Health and Justice

  • Healthy Aging

  • Health Equity, Disparities and Social Determinants

  • Health System Performance: Quality, Efficiency, & Patient-Centeredness


  • Implementation Science and Outcomes Research

  • Laboratory Science in Infectious, Tropical and Vector Diseases

  • Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health

  • Mental Health

  • Modeling

  • Statistical Methodology

  • Substance Use and Addiction

  • Violence

  • Women's Health