Social and Behavioral Sciences


Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Improving health through community partnerships

We bring a unique blend of faculty expertise to our collaborative and translational research projects in local, regional and international settings, with a focus on

  • Understanding risk behaviors in community contexts
  • Conducting community-based intervention trials using community partnering models
  • Translating evidence-based interventions into effective and sustainable applications
  • Providing expertise in community health behavior change
  • Conducting population-based randomized controlled trials

Our federal funders have included NIH (NICHD, NCI, Fogarty International), NSF, CDC and NEH, as well as foundations and state, local and community agencies.-


Faculty offices of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences are primarily located on the third floor of the Saunders Research Building located at 265 Crittenden Blvd. For office numbers of specific faculty/staff, please consult our directory.

Contact Us

General correspondence for the Division of Social and Behavioral Medicine should be directed to:

Ann Dozier, R.N., Ph.D., Division Chief
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Public Health Sciences
Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd., CU 420644
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 276-3998
Fax: (585) 424-1469
Office: SRB, Room 3.216

Federal Express and UPS delivery for the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences should be directed to:

University of Rochester
Department of Community & Preventive Medicine
Division of Social & Behavioral Medicine
265 Crittenden Blvd, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 14642


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