The College of Health and Human Services is home to centers that provide the setting for faculty members to advance their knowledge through focused, collaborative research. To learn more, use the links below:
The mission of the Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics is to research computational methods to improve healthcare cost, quality, safety and effectiveness. The center collaborates with Mason's Machine Learning and Inference Laboratory (whose focus is on development of computation methods), the Center for Health Information Technology (whose focus is on development and use of technology in healthcare), and the Center for Health Policy, Research and Ethics (which conducts research on health policy).
The Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE) works to advance and disseminate knowledge about current topics and developments in public health policy and the health care system, and the ethical issues that emerge in the life sciences, health care, health policy, and clinical research.
The Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability (CCID) has as its vision, to improve the lives of those with disability. The mission is to perform state-of-the-art, quality research to study factors that lead to disability, its prevention, or amelioration.