Affiliated Projects

RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, School of Public Health

Interdisciplinary Research Leaders is a leadership development opportunity for teams of researchers and community partners, including community organizers and advocates. These teams use the power of applied research—informing and supporting critical work being done in communities—to accelerate that work and advance health and equity. Their innovation helps build a Culture of Health, one that enables everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives.

Prevention Science Graduate Minor, College of Education and Human Development

The departmern of Prevention Science studies the systematic efforts to reduce the incidence of unhealthy or maladaptive behavior, and to promote health and adaptive behavior in populations across the life span. This happens through designing and evaluating interventions, and utilizing knowledge about them more strategically.

Institute of Child Development, College of Education and Human Development

The Institute of Child Development is a premier center of scholarship, teaching, and outreach devoted to the understanding and fostering of child development. Founded in 1925, the Institute is one of the oldest departments studying children's development in the U.S. 

Center for Early Education and Development, College of Education and Human Development

CEED is a center within the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. It strives to improve policies and practices to support all young children, their families, and the professionals who serve them through CEED's services.

Center for Personalized Prevention in Children’s Mental Health, Institute for Translational Research

The CPPR strives to become a one-of-a-kind national resource for investigators, practitioners, consumers and policy-makers through the application of the most advanced concepts and innovations in precision healthcare. Its mission is to advance children’s mental health with innovative approaches in precision healthcare that inform the development, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of preventive interventions for high risk youth and families. 

Public Affairs Ph.D. program, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs offers rigorous, advanced study that prepares researchers to enter academia or join highly respected institutions involved in cutting edge research in public affairs, policy, planning, and management/governance.