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 University of Maryland Prevention Research Center (UMD-PRC) is committed to research, service and training around issues of mental health among LGBTQ+ communities.
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.