About Us

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Since 1965, CHRR at The Ohio State University has innovated in survey research, managed complex social research projects around the world, and mastered big data administration. We are pioneers in state longitudinal data systems, systems integration for survey research, mobile data collection methods, and data analytics.

We have a staff of 60 multidisciplinary, cohesive, and low-turnover professionals who have extensive experience helping researchers design surveys, collect data, manage large data-sets and integrate all phases of their research program into a coherent whole—we take pride in taking on the most challenging projects. 

CHRR is an interdisciplinary research center

We have worked with investigators from many colleges and departments at The Ohio State University:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Education and Ecology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Wexner Medical Center
  • College of Nursing
  • Glenn College
  • Fisher College
  • Global One Health initiative (GOHi)

We also have worked with many external investigators:

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
  • Battelle for Kids
  • Princeton University
  • New York University
  • Columbus State University

We have partnered with individuals and organizations both nationally and internationally.  Key sponsors include:

  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • State of Ohio
  • National Science Foundation
  • Laura and John Arnold Foundation
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • The Columbus Foundation
  • The PEW Charitable Trusts
  • William T. Grant Foundation