The College of Health and Human Services has been awarded funding for research from the National Institutes of Health each year for the past decade. Not many colleges and schools of allied health can make such a claim. This funding has a direct, positive impact on the health and welfare of people who live in Michigan and beyond.

When you are a student here, you will work with faculty members on research and scholarly activities. You will make a significant contribution to health and human services disciplines.

We are proud of our research and service accomplishments, and we actively seek ways to recognize service and expand the research capabilities and scholarly productivity of college faculty.

Research by Unit

CHHS in 2020-21

  • Submitted 37 applications by 19 researchers

  • Awarded $5.9 million through third quarter 2021

  • Published 35 journal articles, six chapters and one book

Feature Video

Below is a recording of a March 24, 2021 virtual seminar on Data Visualization presented by Ph.D. program student Cameron Hays

Video of Interdisciplinary Research Methods Seminar

Research Grant Awards

Effective fall 2019, CHHS is offering two research incentive grant award competitions for faculty:

  • The Research Development Award is provided to a faculty member who is seeking funding for research support costs that could lead to the development of a grant application or research contract.
  • The Innovation Team Award is provided to faculty who collaborate to propose an innovative project that will lead to development of a grant application or research contract.

Fall submissions are due in October; spring submissions in March. See the policy document for due dates.


Intent to Submit New External Grant Proposal

CHHS faculty, you must complete an Intent to Submit New External Grant Proposal form before submitting your external grant proposal to the Office of the Vice-President of Research. Complete it as early as you can in the development process to ensure that the proposal will be approved.