CHHS professor works with graduate assistant on a project

Faculty Scholarship

Scholarly journal publications represent an important contribution to science. Collected here is a selection of recently published articles by faculty, categorized by the three schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing and School of Social Work.

School of Health and Applied Human Sciences

School of Nursing

School of Social Work


Research Initiatives

The research initiatives of faculty across the college are varied by project. Some topics of interest include obesity prevention, healthy aging, military health, coastal health and holistic health. Diverse methodologies are used to conduct research.

Below are some examples of current projects that have extramural funding:

  • Gambling prevention program for UNCW students
  • Promoting healthy aging and secure retirement in Wilmington
  • Promoting intuitive exercise and positive body image
  • Implementing sexual health educational programs in schools
  • Built environments to enhance physical activity and reduce obesity