Departments & Centers

The School of Public Health - Bloomington is composed of the Department of Applied Health Science; the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health; the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; the Department of Kinesiology; and the Department of Health and Wellness Design. Several research and service centers operate within the school, including:

Applied Health Science

  • Applied Health Behavior Research Laboratory
  • Center for Research on Health Disparities
  • Center for Sexual Health Promotion
  • Center for Student Leadership Development
  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
  • Institute for Research on Addictive Behavior
  • Nutrition Science Laboratories
  • Prevention Insights
  • Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
  • Tobacco Control and Wellness Research Working Group

Environmental and Occupational Health

  • Oxidative Stress and Environmental Analysis Core Laboratory

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Study Design and Data Analysis Consulting Center


  • Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming
  • Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team
  • Human Performance Laboratories
  • President's Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program
  • Athletic Training Facilities
  • Underwater Science Laboratory
  • Wynn F. Updyke Center for Physical Activity

Health and Wellness Design 

  • Aquatic Institute
  • Center for Sport Policy and Conduct
  • Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands
  • Executive Development Program
  • Great Lakes Park Training Institute
  • Leisure Research Institute
  • National Center on Accessibility

Close working relationships are maintained with other schools, institutes and centers on the campus, and programs on other IU campuses. Examples include the Karl F. Schuessler Institute for Social Research, the Kinsey Institute, and the Department of Economics, among many others.

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