Health Research

Health Research

Baylor health research spans schools and colleges across the University as we focus on environmental determinants of health, family and community determinants of health; biomedical research; health policy, law, leadership and ethics; and undergraduate health and medical education. Learn more about Baylor health research.

May 16, 2022
Carter Appointed Dean of Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences
Baylor University Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., announces that Jason R. Carter, Ph.D., vice president for research, economic development and graduate education at Montana State University, has been selected as the Dean of Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
May 11, 2022
Inside Baylor's Mass Spectrometry Center
Housed in the Baylor Sciences Building, the Mass Spectrometry Center brings state-of-art equipment and resources to Baylor faculty and students, advancing research in numerous departments.
Apr. 6, 2022
The Meaning of R1
Baylor's R1 status is far more than an elite club or glossy résumé item. It positions Baylor to have a significant impact around the world. Baylor faculty explain what that means to them in Baylor Magazine.
Mar. 30, 2022
The Community Impact of R1
Nationally-recognized researcher Sara Dolan is an APA "Citizen Psychologist" who has seen firsthand the how research and scholarship can support community wellbeing. She says Baylor's R1 attainment will open new doors to serve the community.
Mar. 2, 2022
National Study Examines Link Between Accountability to God, Psychological Well-being
Religious believers who embrace accountability to God (or another transcendent guide for life) experience higher levels of psychological well-being, study led by Baylor researcher Matt Bradshaw.
Feb. 24, 2022
Student-Engaged Partnership Accelerates Undergraduate Microbiome and Cancer Research
Baylor students participate in top-tier research on state-of-the-art equipment, like an anaerobic chamber in Dr. Leigh Greathouse's lab. Learn how a unique partnership, focused on student research opportunities, brought this resource to Baylor.
Feb. 17, 2022
WATCH: Baylor's Journey to R1
Baylor's pursuit of R1 recognition became official in 2019, but the roots of the the University's elite R1 attainment date back more than 20 years. See how visionary moves and a purposeful path guided Baylor to preeminence as a Christian research university.
Jan. 31, 2022
University-Wide Alignment Key in Baylor’s R1 Recognition
Vice Provost for Research Kevin Chambliss explains how alignment from Baylor administration, faculty and staff advanced Baylor's R1 aspirations and rapid attainment.