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WSU Research Healthy Communities

Healthy communities

Interventions to sustain public health

To stay vibrantly healthy, a community needs the right mix of assets. Must-haves include effective treatments for infectious disease and access to quality care. Also essential are a safe and abundant food supply and sound reproductive health. Citizens must interact with one another and the environment in ways that promote wellbeing.

WSU scientists explore the myriad dimensions of healthy populations. They develop, test, and implement new ways to help you and your neighbors enjoy longevity and wellness.

Research areas

  • Interventions to improve public health and wellness outcomes
  • Health care access in rural and underserved areas
  • Food safety and biosecurity
  • Reproductive sciences
  • Global animal health