CHIBPS

Mission & Vision

The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) is a nationally recognized center for the study of LGBTQ health with a focus on the disparities of HIV, substance use, and mental health burden.

The CHIBPS research team is composed of individuals from a variety of disciplines including psychology, public health, social work, and neuroscience. For more information about the CHIBPS team, please visit our Faculty & Staff page.

CHIBPS is also a member organization of the New York HIV Research Center Consortium.

Mission

CHIBPS advances research and knowledge to improve the lives of those affected with or by HIV, substance abuse and mental health burden through the rigorous application of social science and public health research paradigms. The team at CHIBPS envisions, develops, and enacts research with and for the communities we study.

Vision

The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) is a leading HIV, substance abuse, and mental health behavior research center that is focused on the well-being of all people, including sexual, racial, ethnic and cultural minorities and other marginalized populations. We train the future generation of behavioral and public health researchers and work with community partners to conduct research that resides on the hyphen between theory and practice.