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We train and develop the next leaders in basic, mechanistic, and applied research that addresses fundamental issues in health and prevention throughout the lifespan.
Graduate students go on to careers as academic professors, researchers, educators, policy-makers, and interventionists; they work in diverse settings, including academia, research centers, government, health care facilities, and private industry.
The majority of BBH graduates choose to stay within academia, and they have been very successful in obtaining high quality postdoctoral positions and faculty positions in a variety of departments according to their research interests, including Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Behavioral Medicine, Health Promotion, and Integrative Biology.