About Our Research

The College of Health and Human Sciences brings together scientists to enhance research that broadly addresses informing behavioral choices, improving human health, and enhancing quality of life. Our interdisciplinary research makes a global impact, enhancing the lives of people living in Indiana, throughout the United States and around the world.

With the introduction of our seven strategic research themes, representing 244 HHS faculty, we've set the course for exploring the bounds of interdisciplinary research.

Our research themes include:

HHS strives to promote continued scholarly excellence and innovation through the provision of information, resources and enhanced collaboration among scientists as well as stakeholders.

Dorothy Teegarden, PhD
Professor of Nutrition Science
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs



Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session

Thursday, March 1, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union

Sponsored by the Colleges of: Agriculture, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Pharmacy, Science, Polytechnic Institute, Veterinary Medicine, and Libraries

To promote interdisciplinary collaboration in health and disease research across Purdue University.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to participate and/or attend.

For poster participation:

To submit a poster, please click the link to register. Only graduate students fill out the competition portion of the registration, if participating. All student poster submissions must be approved by the student’s advisor.  For more information or questions, please contact  Kim Sagendorf at ksagendorf@purdue.edu. Deadline submission:  Friday, February 23, 2018


Prizes for Graduate Student Poster Competition:

1st place $300, 2nd place $200 and 3rd place $100

Refreshments will be provided.


 Health and Disease Poster Session




Current Faculty Research Awardees 

Early Career Research Achievement Award - David Purpura 

Career Research Achievement Award - Cleveland Shields 

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award - Wei Zheng 



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