College of Community and Public Affairs

Awards, Accomplishments and Research Activity

Collaboration enables IMS to build relationships with community organizations and public school districts in Broome, Tioga, Tompkins, Oneida and Chemung Counties, UHS, and 60+ agencies in the Aging Futures Partnership.

We have research associates from Syracuse University, Ithaca College, Colgate University, and Upstate Medical University, and research partnerships with Rush Medical College in Chicago and the University of South Carolina.

The efforts of our IMS research associates resulted in 19 new or continuing grants, totaling over $15.8 million in 2016.

These include $9 million in continuing awards from National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, over $2.3 million continuing from National Institute on Aging, and $300,000 from National Institute of Mental Health.

In addition, $495,887 from NIAAA for behavioral science and biostatistics resource core for alcohol-HIV research; $186,000 from the Conrad & Virginia Klee Foundation to support family-school engagement in North Binghamton; and $40,000 from NCAA Choices for an interdisciplinary collaborative study designed to integrate Binghamton University Athletics with the campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse among undergraduate students.


Eight of our IMS research associates received awards to further their scholarship and/or in recognition of their track record of excellence. These included awards/honors from SUNY, Binghamton University, other universities and organizations.

IMS research associates continued work on two TAE awards and two NYS grants, totaling $716,000, which includes annual funding of $416,000 for the Broome County Promise Zone initiatives. Other IMS research associates were awarded $2.7 million in new and continuing awards.


Research associates had 82 related peer reviewed journal articles published or in press in 2016, plus one book and 14 book chapters. IMS research associates conducted 81 related paper presentations and workshops at conferences and 56 symposia, meetings, lectures and other educational or scholarly activities locally, nationally and internationally. 

Last Updated: 4/10/17