With more than 130 full-time faculty members working in five departments and contributing to 20 centers, institutes, laboratories, and working groups, the School of Public Health–Bloomington generates a wide range of research vital to advancing the health of Indiana, the United States, and the world.

School of Public Health–Bloomington students – undergraduate and graduate – also contribute to the school’s research portfolio. In the 2014-2015 academic year, nearly half of faculty publications included student co-authors, and $20,000 was made available to support student research and creative activity.

Faculty and students in the departments of Applied Health Science, Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Kinesiology, and Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies investigate many of the most pressing public health issues facing the nation and globe, including obesity and healthy eating; alcohol, tobacco and drug use; sexual and reproductive health; the impact of the environment on health; and rural and other health disparities.