Center for Public Health Workforce Development

The Center for Public Health Workforce Development offers training and educational opportunities for those practicing in the field of public health, environmental health and occupational safety, as well as for those in schools, industry, various professional fields, and for the general public. Nearly 400 continuing education courses are offered annually for 3,000 participants. Learn More

Center for Tobacco Studies

The Center for Tobacco Studies (CTS) enhances tobacco control at a state and national level by conducting research studies, that includes primary and secondary data collection and analysis applying qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as translates and disseminates findings to program planners and policy makers. The Center seeks to advance the scientific base for tobacco control policy and regulation by conducting applied research of high quality, integrity, and innovation. Learn More


The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) is a collaborative research center of Rutgers School of Public Health and the College of Global Public Health at NYU founded by Rutgers Dean Perry N. Halkitis. 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. 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. Learn More