The University of Maryland Prevention Research Center

Facility Location

School of Public Health, Building #255, Rm. 2302, 4200 Valley Drive, Room 1242L College Park, Maryland 20742-2611

Brief Mission

To eliminate existing health disparities and related social injustices experienced by LGBTQ+ persons. The Center is committed to bringing awareness to these inequities, as well as disseminating data, validated tools, and best practices to improve access to quality mental health and health care for these communities.

Center Aims

  1. Address gaps in understanding of LGBTQ+ mental health and health care, and related topics such as HIV, substance use, and healthy relationship dynamics.
  2. Develop and evaluate tools to examine and address LGBTQ+ mental health and related health care needs.
  3. Disseminate and support the implementation of tools to address LGBTQ+ mental health and related health care needs.

Hours of Operation

9:00 am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday


Bradley O. Boekeloo
Department of Family Science Director, Prevention Research Center, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD 20742
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Did You Know

The University of Maryland partners with NIST on a number of research centers, including the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science, Joint Quantum Institute, and Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research.