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Research

Departments, centers & programs

Discoveries of the College’s research faculty equip physicians to address complex health care challenges

Academic departments

Biomedical sciences

Advancing basic, pre-clinical research in the biomedical sciences, exploring diverse topics that include cell biology, neuroscience, cancer, and sleep

Medical education and clinical sciences

Collaborating across disciplines to prepare physicians and to conduct research that advances the delivery of care

Speech and hearing sciences

Examining the physiological, neurological, behavioral, and psychological dimensions of normal and disordered communication

Nutrition and exercise physiology

Investigating the effects of nutrition and exercise on human health

Other health science colleges

Related programs

The following transdisciplinary centers and programs include faculty from the College of Medicine.

Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR)

Advancing innovative, scientifically rigorous approaches to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of addictions

Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH)

Developing innovative ways to work with American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities to reduce health risks related to high blood pressure

Translational Addiction Research Center

Fostering cooperative research to catalyze discovery on drug addiction


Research centers and programs

Sleep and Performance Research Center

Answering critical questions about the effects of reduced and displaced sleep on cognitive performance and health—and seeking ways to prevent or mitigate those effects

Technology Incubator

Defining new tools, technologies, and processes to help doctors better serve patients and communities