Centers, Labs & Initiatives

NYU’s School of Global Public Health houses many dynamic centers, labs, initiatives and programs where you can immerse yourself in the public health topics that matter most to you – and to the world. Each is unique, offering mentorship, collaboration with faculty and a chance to hone your skills in innovative, action-based learning settings. Research and projects from GPH's centers, labs and initiatives can lead to many outcomes from new publications to policy change.


  • Center for Advancement and Dissemination of Intervention Optimization
  • Center for Anti-Racism, Social Justice & Public Health
  • Center for Bioethics
  • Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR)
  • Global Center for Implementation Science


  • Agent-Based Modeling Lab
  • Attachment and Health Disparities Lab
  • Biostatistics Consulting Lab
  • Chunara Lab
  • Complex Public Health Disasters Lab (CPHD)
  • EMPOWER Lab (Women Survivors of Sexual Trauma)
  • Evidence to Global Health Impact
  • Feng Lab
  • Global Action for Urban Health
  • Health Economics Learning Lab (HELLab)
  • HealthRight International Student Lab
  • Interventions to Reduce Disparities in Addictions Research Program (IDEAS Lab)
  • ISEE Lab
  • Measurement, Learning, & Evaluation Lab
  • mHealth Lab
  • NYU GPH Nutrition Lab
  • Opioids and Police Safety
  • Public Health Policy Research Lab
  • Researching Inequity in Society Ecologically (RISE)
  • Section for Global Health at NYU School of Medicine
  • Technology-Enhanced Education Lab
  • Tobacco Research Lab
  • Urban Epidemiology Lab (UEL)
  • Xu Quantitative Lab


  • Applied Global Public Health Initiative
  • Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience (PiR2) program
  • SocioEconomic Evaluation of Dietary Decisions (SEED) Program
  • South Asian Health and Research (SAHARA) Group