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UConn’s Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) brings together individuals with diverse scientific, clinical, and methodological expertise and supports their evolution into collaborative investigators who conduct innovative interdisciplinary research that impacts public health and well-being.

Research Development

InCHIP is a no-cost “one-stop shop” for training, mentorship, research team development, and grant proposal writing for UConn investigators at all stages of their careers, from graduate students to tenured faculty. We offer a range of services, including workshops, one-on-one consultations, pilot funding, and more.

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Grants Management

InCHIP is committed to providing its affiliates with the tools needed to submit an extramural grant application, and if awarded, InCHIP’s Grants Management Team is available to assist InCHIP affiliates in processing the grant through the post-award period. InCHIP also provides services to help affiliates find appropriate grants and funding for their research.

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By the Numbers in FY23


Active PIs

$ 108 M

Grant Portfolio


in Graduate Student Support

InCHIP Centers

UConn Center for Advancing Research, Methods, and Scholarship in Gun Injury Prevention

ARMS is an interdisciplinary research initiative that seeks to advance UConn’s institutional capacity to conduct high quality gun injury and violence prevention policy scholarship.

Collaboratory on School and Child Health

The Collaboratory on School and Child Health (CSCH) facilitates innovative and impactful connections across research, policy, and practice arenas to advance equity in school and child health. CSCH is committed to anti-racist work that prioritizes inclusion, reduces disparities, and creates systemic change.

UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media

The Center for mHealth and Social Media (CHASM) advances the science of digital health by applying existing and developing novel digital technologies to the study of health promotion through research and intervention.

UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health

The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Health promotes solutions to food insecurity, poor diet quality, and weight bias through research and policy.

Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 29 InCHIP Reboot Camp: An NIH Resubmission Workshop 10:00am
  2. Feb 29 InCHIP Lecture Series: Andrea Spaeth, Ph.D., Rutgers University 12:30pm
  3. Mar 1 InCHIP Methodology and Health Networking Event 10:00am
  4. Mar 5 Collaboratory on School and Child Health Networking Event 4:00pm
  5. Apr 4 InCHIP Lecture Series: Morissa Henn, DrPH, Associate Commissioner, NH Department of Health and Human Services 12:30pm

In the News

For Progress, Put Connecticut Lawmakers and Researchers in the Same Room

On Tuesday, State Rep. Jaime Foster, the Connecticut Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network (CT SSN), and UConn’s Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) hosted the first ever “Moving Beyond Implications” conference at the Legislative Office Building. 

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Smoking doesn’t just ruin your health. It can also burn a nasty hole through your wallet. Tobacco use accounts for nearly half a million deaths in the U.S. each year and is the leading cause of lung cancer, according to the American Lung Association. 

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