The School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences strives to advance understanding of the social and behavioral determinants and consequences of health and to promote health throughout the life course. We aim to integrate developmental, prevention, translation and policy sciences in an effort to improve health and well-being through research, teaching and public health practice.

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Petersen Visiting Scholar Award

Funded by a generous gift from Jo Anne Leonard Petersen, Human Development and Family Sciences has hosted a visiting scholar investigating some aspect of the nexus of gerontology and family studies. Current and Past Petersen Visiting Scholars