Mission and Vision

Mission and Vision of the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior & Prevention Studies (CHIBPS)

Mission Statement

NYU CHIBPS advances research and knowledge to improve the lives of those affected with or by HIV, substance abuse and mental health burden through the rigorous application of social science and public health research paradigms.  The team at CHIBPS envisions, develops, and enacts research with and for the communities we study.

Vision Statement

The Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) in the College of Public Health is a leading HIV, substance abuse, and mental health, behavior research center that is focused on the well-being of all people, including sexual, racial, ethnic and cultural minorities and other marginalized populations.  We train the future generation of behavioral and public health researchers and work with community partners to conduct research that resides on the hyphen between theory and practice.