People walking around Southside Bethlehem

Community & Population Health Research

In our Community and Population Health research area, we seek to improve the health of populations through data-driven prevention and intervention based on social, biological, psychological, commercial, and other determinants of health.

Research Areas

  • Global Health Policy
  • Indigenous Health and Wellness
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Justice
  • Data Science and Predictive Modeling
  • Biostatistics
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Equity 
  • Health Economics
  • Health Services 
  • Community-Based Participation


Research in this area at Lehigh has been funded by the PA State Department of Health, National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, National Endowment for the Humanities, American Cancer Society, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Environmental Protection Agency.