Centers & Programs


  • NW Roybal Center for Translational Research on Aging 
    The mission of the Northwest Roybal Center (NRC) is to promote the translation of basic behavioral and social sciences research to improving health, well being, quality of life and productivity of older adults with cognitive impairment and their caregivers.


  • Public Sector Nursing Project
    The Public Sector Nursing Project is a contract between the Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, Eastern State Hospital and Western State Hospital. The purpose of the Project is to provide support and educational opportunities to the nursing staff in the state mental health hospital settings.
  • Reconnecting Youth Prevention Research Program
    The prevention projects of the multi-faceted Reconnecting Youth Prevention Research Program involve partnerships between school personnel, youth, and parents to develop and test school-based models for preventing drug abuse, school dropout, depression, and suicide behaviors among high-risk youth.
  • Building a Sustainable Indian Tribal Infrastructure for Translational Research
    The primary goals of the project are to strengthen the tribes’ ability to obtain research funding to meet their health concerns, provide teaching opportunities for our graduate and undergraduate nursing students, and offer a model of tribal /academic partnership that may benefit other colleges and universities and tribal communities.