The UMD Center for Health Behavior Research (CHBR) includes a clinical facility designed to address research questions focused on tobacco use.

The nation's first center specifically dedicated to understanding the health and development of young adults, the Center on Young Adult Health and Development aims to focus on conditions that affect the young adult population such as depression, substance abuse, and obesity.

The aim of this center is to study cancer-related disparities in and around Prince George's County, Maryland. Using a community based participatory research approach, CHAMP works with community partners largely in faith-based communities to increase early detection of breast, prostate, and colorectal screening.

The Community THRIVES Lab conducts community-engaged, transformative health research at the intersection of family violence, early childhood, and adolescent sexual health intervention.


The Prevention Research Center (PRC) at the University of Maryland School of Public Health is committed to service, teaching, and research around issues of mental health among LGBTQ+ communities. 

The University of Maryland Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (UMD TCORS), funded by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is focused on the study of a wide range of tobacco products and their impact on public health.

This partnership's goal is to improve the health of Seat Pleasant residents, and to enhance learning and research for students and faculty of the University of Maryland.  These goal will be achieved by students and faculty providing health education services to Seat Pleasant residents that might not otherwise be available.

The Young Adult Drug Involvement Research Assessment (YADIRA) Lab focuses on racial and ethnic health disparities in substance use and dependence, specifically tobacco and marijuana use among urban youth and young adult populations.