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TCORS, Pilot Announcement - Round 3
4-21-2015 more >>>

The Pilot Program of the USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (USC TCORS) aims to support new and innovative science in the field of tobacco regulatory science research. Over the course of the TCORS, the program will provide up to $40,000 to as many as three investigators per year to conduct short-term (one year) pilot studies in USC TCORS's priority areas of research. 


Please note: Wednesday, April 30th at 5PM PDT:  ALL LETTERS OF INTENT ARE DUE.


We encourage all potential applicants to please read the 'Request for Proposal' in the announcement attached. Please feel free to pass this message along to any USC faculty or graduate student who would be interested in applying. 

Feel free to contact Cristina Jehle with any questions or concerns at or call 323-442-7222.

Yue Liao's crowd-funding campaign for a smartphone study was successfully funded
3-27-2015 more >>>
Yue Liao's crowd-funding campaign has raised a total of $655 from 32 backers.  Learn more at
The Healthy Americas Institute website now has the Genes Report live
2-26-2015 more >>>
The Healthy Americas Institute website now has the Genes Report live:

We also sent out a press release this morning:
Yue Liao launches crowd-funding campaign
2-9-2015 more >>>

PhD Candidate Yue Liao launched her crowd-funding campaign!  Learn more at

IPR Videos
Message from the Director of IPR: Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D.

Master of Public Health Program student testimonials.

Ph.D. in Health Behavior Research student testimonials.

Ph.D. Students, "Team Analyze This" competes in the Sloboda Bukoski Cup Competition.

IPR Ambassadors
Eleanor Tate
Student, PhD in Health Behavior Research Program
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Harleen Marwah
Student, Bachelors in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program
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Divina Palomares
Student, Master of Public Health Program
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