Welcome to the Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS
The Behavioral Research Program initiates, supports, and evaluates a comprehensive program of research to increase the breadth, depth, and quality of behavioral research in cancer prevention and control.
Learn more about the BRP branches — Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences, Health Behaviors, Health Communication and Informatics, and Tobacco Control.
Apply for funding in behavioral research, read sample grant applications, and explore grantee resources.
BRP fall newsletter available now
Read about our latest news, events, resources, funding opportunities, and staff and grantee publications and media coverage.
Save the Date for BRP webinars
Register to hear talks on funding opportunities, FLASHE data projects, cancer and aging, and more.
Ethical Considerations for Social Media Research (PDF)
This new HCIRB resource looks at what’s considered human subjects research in descriptive, observational studies using social media data.
BRP research priorities address key psychological and behavioral targets across the cancer control continuum, from prevention to end-of-life care. These priorities include basic behavioral and psychological science, interventions in cancer control areas such as tobacco use, diet and energy balance, and sun protection, and processes and effects of communication and informatics.