The Entrepreneurship Training Institute is part of the Safe and Sound Return Program, which is run in conjunction with Northeastern professors in the College of Business Administration and the Boston Public Health Commission
This five-year project, which began in 2007, is a collaborative project with the Boston Public Health Commission’s (BPHC) Bureau of Addictions Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Support Services and an array of Boston-area health organizations.
Women’s Health Study: Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Prevention Intervention
The Women’s Health Study aimed to assess the feasibility, acceptability, potential benefits, and outcome trends of an intervention designed to promote the use of long-acting contraceptives among women in treatment for drug addiction.
The Literacy Study: The meaning and impact of limited literacy in the lives of people with serious mental illness
The goal of this study is to increase our understanding of the prevalence of limited literacy among people using public, urban mental health outpatient services and to examine mechanisms that inform our understanding of these relationships.
Population Health Investments by Health Plans and Large Provider Organizations – Exploring the Business Case
This study sought to determine if health plans and large provider organizations have a business case for investing in population health; and, if so, to understand how business interests inform investment decisions and shape project outcomes.
Innovation in Funding Prevention and Reducing Costs of Health Care in Massachusetts
For this study the Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University will develop a white paper and a series of related documents that examine the implications of the various Massachusetts health care and payment reform bills for the financing of both public health and health-promotion efforts within the state.
The Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University will discover the role of Community Health Workers in MA Community Health Centers and evaluate the perspectives of private and public insurers about Community Health Workers.
GENERATIONS: Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS
The GENERATIONS Initiative Project of the National AIDS Fund builds collaborative relationships with community-based organizations so they are better able to offer proven, innovative HIV prevention and support programs that assist girls, women and their families.
Effects of a Housing Policy Experiment on Youth Behavioral Problems
This study is the only available large-scale study that has randomly assigned individuals to receive different neighborhood contexts, to support strong causal inferences of how neighborhoods shape mental health.
Recently, the efforts for colleges and universities to become tobacco and smoke-free has gained significant strength. This evaluation seeks to follow Northeastern’s transition into a smoke-free campus.