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.

Nov. 7, 2022
A Community of Scholars, Focused on Ethics
The Baylor Ethics Initiative is a community of scholars across campus who engage in purposeful conversation to consider trans-disciplinary ethical issues, and to elevate the role of ethics in their research and teaching.
Nov. 3, 2022
Baylor Communications Faculty Earns NSF CAREER Award to Study Technology and Compassionate Communication in Health Care Settings
Ashley Barrett, Ph.D., earns $440,381 grant, the first non-STEM award presented to a Baylor faculty member by the National Science Foundation.
Oct. 19, 2022
Baylor Researchers Receive $2.5 Million Templeton Grant to Incorporate Psychological Sciences Into Theology Training
Interdisciplinary team led by Baylor religion professor/bioethicist Devan Stahl, Ph.D., and psychologist Sarah Schnitker, Ph.D., will equip theologians to incorporate psychological sciences into their work tackling complex problems of human flourishing.
Oct. 12, 2022
A Mentorship Focus
Baylor cancer researchers know they are playing a very long game in the fight against disease--so they focus on mentoring students to whom they will pass the baton.
Sep. 23, 2022
Out of the Lab, Into the Field
Baylor environmental health experts reach out to the people and places where finding answers can reshape our world, collaborating across disciplines to promote clear water, clean air and resilient communities.
Sep. 23, 2022
Power in Numbers
Across campus, faculty in areas ranging from computer science to education to statistics utilize data science methods and collaborate with others to solve problems—and to do so within an ethical framework that makes the world better.
Sep. 23, 2022
The Long Game
Baylor cancer researchers bring a special blend of dedication, ingenuity and compassion in a very long game, getting to the heart of research through a human-centered approach rooted in Baylor's mission.
Sep. 21, 2022
Houston Metro Area Serves as Lab to Study Impact of Urban Pollution on Thunderstorm Activity
Baylor researchers Rebecca Sheesley and Sascha Usenko serve as co-investigators on $890,000 Department of Energy grant gathering data around the Houston metro area to understand the relationship between pollution and specific weather events.