Centers & Institutes

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  • Asian World Center - The Center has stood to develop and foster a bridge between Asia and the Western World. The Center hosts events, lectures, and presentations by distinguished guests who work on the front lines of East-West affairs.
  • Center for Academic Innovation - Responding to the ever-changing higher education landscape is critical to the success of Creighton University. The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) positions the University to identify and take advantage of opportunities in a dynamic environment.
  • Center for Economic Inquiry - The Institute for Economic Inquiry supports research and education programs that analyze the institutions that promote human wellbeing
  • Center for Health Policy and Ethics - This program provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the field of bioethics and is designed to address the ethical dilemmas inherent in health care and health policy with specific emphasis on vulnerable people.
  • Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety - The Creighton University Center for Health Services Research and Patient Safety (CHRP) is a team of interdisciplinary faculty that have come together to develop and implement a viable and sustainable health services research program.
  • Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research - The Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER) will support, plan, organize, and implement the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions’ interprofessional education and scholarship initiatives related to community engagement.
  • Center for Promoting Health and Health Equality - The Center for Promoting Health and Health Equality (CPHHE) is a community-campus collaboration that promotes health and health equality through research, education and intervention.
  • Center for Professional and Corporate Excellence - The Center for Professional and Corporate Excellence is a leader in business education and professional development, providing experiential learning opportunities tailored for the adult learner working in today’s business environment.
  • Hereditary Cancer Center - The primary objective of the HCC was to conduct comprehensive research projects dealing with cancer of all anatomic sites.
  • Intellectual Resources Management - The primary focus of IRM-TTO is to protect Creighton University’s academic discoveries and intellectual property, and to promote their transfer into the marketplace
  • Osteoporosis Research Center - Under the leadership of Dr. Robert R. Recker, Dr. Robert P. Heaney, Dr. Joan M. Lappe and Dr. Laura A. Armas, the Creighton University Osteoporosis Research Center (ORC) continues today a 40-year effort that has created an international center of excellence in bone research