Labs & Research Centers

Opportunities abound for PhD students to work closely with faculty mentors on a diverse range of public health research and evaluation projects, including sponsored studies in health promotion, disease prevention, and epidemiology. The College of Public Health has more than 15 research centers and labs, including

In addition, faculty and doctoral students are involved in research with affiliates in the Fox Chase Cancer Center, the Beasley School of Law, the Fox School of Business and Management, the Institute on Aging, the Institute on Disabilities, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, the Klein College of Media and Communication, and the School of Podiatric Medicine.

Additional research opportunities at Temple University for PhD students in behavioral sciences include the Center for Public Health Law Research, the Institute for Survey Research, and the Social Science Data Library.

Research Funding

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed the university among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s research support efforts.