The Data Science Initiative within the Center will serve as the centralized conduit linking projects with data and corresponding analyses. This includes the following tasks:
The survey research group will form a centralized system of collaborators for assisting investigators with all phases of survey research:
The health behavior research group is the behavioral arm of the Center, with a focus on development of research to advance our understanding of the behavioral aspects of pandemics, epidemics, and other major threats to society. Investigators from the Center have a particular interest in risk, health safety behaviors and mitigation behaviors related to COVID-19, other epidemic and pandemic related behaviors and the impact of these behaviors in diverse populations.