Sunday, February 7th, 2016

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Obesity

CHIP obesity research seeks to understand and influence the individual, social, and environmental factors contributing to our nation’s obesity epidemic. In 2015, CHIP became home to the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, which is dedicated to improving the ...

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Exercise Science

CHIP researchers from UConn’s top-ranked Kinesiology Department study a broad range of topics including exercise genomics and exercise interventions.

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Dissemination and Implementation Science

CHIP dissemination and implementation (D&I) research recognizes the gap between research and practice and is designed to advance the D&I of evidence-based practices in health promotion and disease prevention interventions.

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Health Disparities

CHIP health disparity research examines the differences in health-related outcomes (e.g., diet and obesity, vaccine completion, reproductive health) as a function of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and other demographic variables.

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Treatment Adherence and Retention in Care

CHIP’s work in treatment adherence and retention in care targets a variety of at-risk populations including men who have sex with men, people with poor literacy skills, and recently released prisoners.

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School and Child Health

CHIP research in school and child health focuses on efforts to inform healthy, safe, supporting, and engaging environments for all children.

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Cancer

CHIP cancer research is focused on studying and intervening along the entire cancer control continuum from primary prevention to early detection/diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life issues.

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Alcohol and Substance Use

CHIP researchers design alcohol and substance use interventions for at-risk populations, from youth to newly-released prisoners transitioning back into the community.

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Global Health

About 15% of active CHIP projects involve health behavior change interventions designed or adapted for sustainability around the world. CHIP’s research portfolio in Africa is especially robust and largely focused on the core problem area of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

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Autism

CHIP researchers are doing research to help children with autism improve social, communication and gross motor skills, and to help their parents interact more effectively with them.

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Welcome to CHIP

CHIP is an independent, multidisciplinary research center at the University of Connecticut dedicated to the creation and dissemination of new scientific knowledge and theoretical frameworks in the areas of health behavior, health behavior change, health intervention and prevention at multiple ...

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HIV/AIDS

CHIP’s historic roots are in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment research, with a special focus on HIV risk behavior and an increasingly international scope.

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Diabetes

CHIP diabetes research includes the development, implementation, and evaluation of theory-driven diabetes self-care interventions and interventions that encourage provider involvement with patients’ self-management of symptoms.

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Complementary & Alternative Approaches to Medicine

CHIP’s alternative therapy researchers investigate the physical and mental health benefits of sustained yoga practice, have developed a translational tool that allows researchers to design and compare yoga interventions, and have examined the relationship between religiousness/spirituality and physical health.

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Sexual Risk Behavior / Reproductive Health

CHIP’s research on sexual risk behaviors includes the development and evaluation of interventions for pregnancy prevention, the reproductive health of people living with HIV, and the enhancement of partner notification practices around potential HIV/STI exposure.

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Obesity

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Exercise Science

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Dissemination and Implementation Science

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Health Disparities

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Treatment Adherence and Retention in Care

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School and Child Health

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Cancer

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Alcohol and Substance Use

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Global Health

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Autism

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Welcome to CHIP

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HIV/AIDS

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Diabetes

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Complementary & Alternative Approaches to Medicine

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Sexual Risk Behavior / Reproductive Health

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