Our research center provides a foundation for innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to analyzing and improving the health of individuals and populations. Our focus is in preventive and emergency medicine, including substance abuse, emergency care, and cardiovascular health. We utilize innovative analytical tools in our outcomes research, and develop novel interventions to establish scientific evidence and translate that into pragmatic health policy recommendations. We typically partner with community organizations, hospitals, municipalities, and first responder agencies. Affiliated faculty, research scientists, and staff are scholars in the fields of information sciences, public health, policy and outcomes research, psychology, ethics, anthropology, emergency medicine, and many other areas. Our research programs have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals nationally.