Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences


Across Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, our faculty and students are engaged in transformational research inspired by our calling as Christians to serve others. With a focus on health, quality of life, and human flourishing, Robbins College research is conducted in the lab, in the classroom, and out in the communities we serve.

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Sep. 25, 2023
Providing Christian Service Through a Research Perspective

Researcher Debra Harris, PhD, Associate Professor of Interior Design at Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, provides research support to projects focused on improving the lives and safety for all ages.

Sep. 25, 2023
Researcher Explores the Role of Gut Microbiome and Diet to Potentially Improve Cancer Patients’ Response to Treatment

Baylor University researcher Leigh Greathouse, PhD, MPH, MS, RD, Associate Professor of Nutrition Sciences, is focused on cancer research by studying the significant relationship between our gut microbiome, nutrition, and chronic disease.

Sep. 25, 2023
More than a Powerhouse: Research Focuses on Mitochondria and their Response to Exercise

Baylor University researcher Joon Park, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR), strives to redefine exercise at the cellular and tissue levels. He is looking under the skin to understand how it benefits our mitochondria and improves our health.

Sep. 15, 2023
Baylor University Researcher Shares Development of Concussion-Detecting Sideline Screener on National Concussion Awareness Day®

Concussions, which are a mild traumatic brain injury, have become an epidemic in the United States. Jungjun Park, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is collaborating to develop a detecting tool that is intuitive to use and provides on-site test results.