SIG has conducted rigorous research, employing novel intervention approaches to address these co-occurring problems, and using state-of-the-art research designs and analytic methods. SIG and its affiliates are currently conducting research in the United States, Central Asia, and Malaysia.
SIG has primarily focused on intervention and prevention research on HIV, substance abuse, IPV and trauma for vulnerable populations (sexual minorities, people involved in criminal justice settings, etc.).
In order to advance its mission, SIG uses several different types of intervention methods such as digital, microfinance, and couple based.
The Global Health and Mental Health Unit (GHMH), led and developed by Dr. Lynn Michalopoulos within the Social Intervention Group of the Columbia School of Social Work promotes research, training and education activities related to health and mental health globally. GHMHU […]
The rapid growth of China has created unprecedented challenges in terms of energy and sustainability. China, a country with relatively scarce energy resources, recently became the largest energy consumer. The country also became number one CO2 emitter, and pollution in […]
Peer-Led Healthy Lifestyle The Peer-Led Healthy Lifestyle Study aims to address the disparities in physical health faced by individuals with psychiatric disabilities, particularly among those who are racial and ethnic minorities, and thus at greater risk. Funded by the National […]
For almost 25 years, SIG has been committed to creating sustainable solutions for improving health and well-being for the most vulnerable populations in the greater New York City area. SIG is currently engaged in two projects, PACT and Connect n’ […]
In collaboration with GHRCCA (Global Health Center of Central Asia) Staff, SIG leadership helps facilitate ongoing research projects in Mongolia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Current Projects include Wings of Hope and Caravon. Additionally, SIG has expanded its work into Mayalsia with […]
WINGS (2011-2013) Women Initiating New Goals for Safety Funded by: National Institute on Drug Abuse Project WINGS was the first clinical trial to develop and test a multimedia computerized intimate partner violence (IPV) screening, and referral service tool among drug-involved […]