Department of
Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
At New Brunswick

Research & Service

The Department of Health Education & Behavioral Science is located within the Rutgers School of Public Health on the New Brunswick Campus. The faculty's research interests include:
  • Alcohol use disorders (AUD) treatment/intervention outcomes;
  • AUD treatment/intervention research protocols influencing clinical outcomes;
  • Assessing training needs of populations to develop educational programs to meet their need;
  • Cancer disparities;
  • Cancer prevention and control;
  • Community-based interventions;
  • Computer-generated tailored print communications;
  • Creating educational opportunities for practicing public health professionals;
  • Development of training programs in occupational safety and health and emergency preparedness;
  • Evaluating continuing education programs impact on workplace practice;
  • Gerontology and disparities;
  • Health communication;
  • Health disparities in minority populations;
  • Marketing of tobacco and other products;
  • Media studies;
  • Quality improvement in local health;
  • Risk perception and health communication;
  • Social marketing;
  • Survey methodology; and
  • Tobacco control regulatory science