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Research areas

Community health research provides the foundation for developing strategies to promote wellness in communities. These strategies operate at various levels and involve:

  • Community organizing;
  • Health education;
  • Lifestyle approaches; and
  • Policy.

Areas of community health research may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chronic disease management;
  • Health professions and health policy;
  • Health and wellness of vulnerable populations;
  • HIV and other infectious diseases;
  • Inequalities in health and illness; and
  • Mental health and illness.
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