The Health Psychology and Prevention Science Institute (HPPSI) is dedicated to improving the health and well being of all people through the application of psychological theory and methods. The Institute has been or is currently funded by a number of Federal grants through organizations such as the Center for Disease Control, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the Department of Health and Human Services. Domains of inquiry include: asthma, diabetes, mental health, organ donation, and substance use. Student training and applied methodological rigor are hallmarks of HPPSI. Over a dozen students are gaining hands on experience working on the numerous applied studies currently underway.