CHHS professors talk research with students at poster event

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