The Institute for Justice and Well-Being

The Institute for Justice and Well-Being

The Institute for Justice and Well-Being advances global health, progressive education and well-being for marginalized populations by implementing cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and educational opportunities with communities and people across the lifespan and the globe.

The institute supports three research foci: global health, progressive education and marginalized populations.

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About Us

Binghamton University faculty lead the Institute for Justice and Well-Being, a research institute that advances global health, progressive education and well-being for marginalized populations. The institute implements cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research and educational opportunities with communities and people across the lifespan and the globe. The institute supports three research foci: global health, progressive education and marginalized populations.

The Institute for Justice and Well-Being was founded in 2009 at Binghamton University's College of Community and Public Affairs. As one of the most interdisciplinary research centers at the University, the institute fosters rich collaboration across University and community organizations. Our research associates span professions and disciplines including counseling, education, engineering, human development, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology and social work.

Spotlight

Honoring former Institute Co-Director, Lisa Blitz. We would like to remember and pay tribute to our fellow colleague, Dr. Lisa V. Blitz, who passed on June 22, 2020. Lisa was well known as a professor, advisor, mentor, and friend to many at Binghamton University. Read more about her life and service to the community here.

The Institute for Justice and Well-Being with the Division of Research awarded almost $27,000 in funding for our research affiliates! Congratulations to Drs. Kim Brimhall, Jennifer Gillis, Candace Mulcahy, Melissa Hardesty, Sarah Young, Dalhee Yoon, and John Zilvinskis on being the 2019-2020 grant recipients!

Binghamton University Professor Launches the Global Health Index

The Global Health Impact Index opens the door to positive change by considering how essential medicines for TB, HIV/AIDS and malaria are affecting global health. Check out the index here.

   

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