The University of Arizona


Medical Research Building - Public Health Research

The UA Zuckerman College of Public Health's portfolio is diverse, ranging from bench science to community-based research.

Funding is obtained from a wide variety of sources including federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), as well as national and local foundations, among others. More >


General Research Areas

The primary research and scholarship goal of MEZCOPH is to foster excellence in public health research with an emphasis on diverse populations and the Southwest. The College also strives to involve students in both research efforts and resulting publications and presentations. The College’s research encompasses six major areas: Exposure Science and Risk Assessment, Global Health, Health Care Services Research, Advancing Health Equity for Diverse Populations, Health Informatics, Biostatistics and Methodology.

Public Health Research

Dr. Lynn GeraldLynn Gerald, Ph.D., MSPH, is the Associate Dean for Research at the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. She is also the Canyon Ranch Endowed Chair for Lifestyle and Behavioral Health and a Professor in the Health Promotion Sciences Division. To reach Dr. Gerald you may contact Suzanna Trejo via email or by phone at 520-626-8315.