Resources, opportunities & Areas of Focus
Faculty research in the College of Medicine is grouped within nationally recognized focus areas that foster excellence in basic and translational science, clinical care, and population health. For medical students, these focus areas provide some of the extensive opportunities to engage in laboratory, clinical, and community research experiences.
For Faculty & Students
Research Strengths in the College of Medicine
Community-Based Mental Health
Improving the health and health care of a population of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness through the Community-Based Mental Health Research Focus Area at NEOMED.
Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Diabetes, obesity, fatty liver disease, and atherosclerosis are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. Researchers at NEOMED aim to build a collaborative internationally-recognized Center of Excellence in diabetes, obesity and metabolism.
Family & Community Medicine
The Department of Family and Community Medicine at NEOMED focuses on three broad research areas including primary care, population and public health and medical culture, and health education and career development.
Deepening the understanding of how the central nervous system functions in association with hearing and vocal communication, how it is affected by hearing disorders, and how interventions of the peripheral and central nervous systems may ameliorate hearing disorders.
Focused on developing bone and tissue regrowth processes to address the needs of our aging population with debilitating conditions such as arthritis, cancer, osteoporosis and bone fractures.