PCH investigators work in the following areas:

Health Outcomes

  • Child, Adolescent and Youth Development
  • Child and Reproductive Health 
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diet, Eating and Weight
  • Family Planning and Contraception
  • HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections 
  • Healthcare Seeking and Utilization
  • Mental Health
  • Obesity
  • Physical Activity and Exercise
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Substance Use
  • Stress, Coping and Care 
  • Tobacco Use
  • Violence and Violence Prevention
  • Quality of Life

Topics

  • Behavior
  • Culture 
  • Communication
  • Community Engagement and Empowerment
  • Norms
  • Interventions
  • Stressors
  • Social Determinants of Health 

Populations 

  • Youth
  • Women
  • Latinos
  • Immigrants
  • Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • LGBT

Settings 

  • DC, Maryland and Virginia
  • Asia and South Asia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Sub Saharan Africa

Projects