Welcome to the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) website. CHIBPS is a nationally recognized center for the study of health behaviors with a focus on behavioral research in the domains of HIV, substance use, and mental health burden.

The CHIBPS research team is composed of individuals from a variety of disciplines including: psychology, public health, social work and neuroscience to name a few. For more information about the CHIBPS team please visit our Faculty and Staff page.

CHIBPS is affiliated with the College of Global Public Health.

CHIBPS is also a member organization of the New York HIV Research Center Consortium.



It has been over a month since the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  In an effort to gain a better understanding of how tragic events like these can affect marginalized communities far and wide, we are conducting a study of collective trauma and resilience among LGBTQ people in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting.  If you are at least 18 years of age and identify as LGBTQ, we would greatly appreciate your participation in the following survey: 

Collective Trauma and Resilience among LGBTQ People

This study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board of New York University (IRB-FY2016-1269). 

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