TURI staff member works with student in laboratory

Educating Tomorrow's Leaders for a Healthier World

Working across disciplines, our faculty and students partner with communities, industries and government organizations to find solutions that improve people’s lives.

Center for Population Health

Investigates the complex interactions of diet, stress and cardiovascular disease in diverse populations to develop interventions that will improve overall quality of health and well-being.
Contact Director: Katherine Tucker
Center for Population Health website

Lowell Center for Sustainable Production

Develops practical solutions that promote environmentally sound systems of production and consumption.
Contact Director: David Kriebel
Lowell Center for Sustainable Production website

Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI)

Helps Massachusetts companies and community groups reduce the use of toxic chemicals by providing research, training, grants, and cleaning and disinfection laboratory testing services.

TURI Overview Video
Contact Director: Baskut Tuncak
Toxics Use Reduction Institute website

The New England Consortium (TNEC)

Provides hazmat training courses that meet or exceed Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards for protecting workers who respond to hazardous material emergencies.
Contact Director: David Turcotte
The New England Consortium website

Center for Gerontology Research & Partnerships

Facilitates gerontological research that advances knowledge, education and networking related to healthy aging in society.
Contact Director: Karen Devereaux Melillo
Center for Gerontology Research & Partnerships website